Immigrants and Health Care by Timothy Bakken

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While it is a commonly-held belief that immigrants in the United States are "mooching" off the health care that US-born citizens pay for, it turns out this is not the case. In fact, immigrants consume far less health care as a whole, and the majority of immigrants are paying into Medicare. This article delves into the details.  

Veterans at Risk of Deportation by Timothy Bakken


It should be a no-brainer that if you are willing to serve our country, then you should most certainly be guaranteed to live in the United States without fear. After returning home from service, veterans need the support of their families, but unfortunately the Trump Administration is trying to use cruel policies to threaten deportation of over 10,000 immediate family members of veterans who have served our country. Read more here

Is Citizenship Permanent? by Timothy Bakken

After becoming a citizen of the United States, whether by birth or through the arduous and extreme vetting of the naturalization process, one would assume that is the end of it. Unfortunately, this might not be the case in the Trump era, as many speculate the president wants to sign executive orders to revoke citizenship for any number of reasons. The fear tactics Trump and his supporters have employed time and time again are alive and well when it comes to immigration, even if they contradict well-established legal precedent and violate the Constitution. Read more here.

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