Federal Court Agrees With Trump on Immigration Issue

Federal Court Agrees With Trump on Immigration Issue

(NewsReady.com) – In 2019, President Donald Trump issued a proclamation protecting our healthcare system from uninsured immigrants. Now, he’s won a battle in court over the issue.

On December 31, 2020, the Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling allowing the president to prohibit immigrants from entering the country unless they either:

  • have health insurance
  • are able to buy it within 30 days
  • have the financial means to pay medical bills

A federal court blocked the proclamation shortly after the president issued it, but the Ninth Circuit reversed that decision.

The court’s decision makes it easier for the government to prevent people who will be a burden on society from entering the country. Stricter immigration control and stopping those who don’t have the means to support themselves has been a goal of the Trump administration. By restricting people who can’t pay for their own medical treatment from entering America, the president is also helping an already overburdened healthcare system.

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