In 2011, 18% of households in which the head of household was a native-born American had at least one household member who received Medicaid. What was this rate for Mexican immigrants?
In 2011, 45% of households in which the head of household was Mexican immigrant had at least one member of the household who received Medicaid. This rate includes both legal and illegal immigrants, even though illegal immigrants are legally ineligible for Medicaid unless they are pregnant.
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