NY Daily News – Immigrants Not Signing Up for Obamacare

March 19, 2014

New York City’s immigrant population not signing up for health insurance under Obamacare: advocates

In New York City, noncitizens are four times more likely than citizens to lack health insurance — but not enough immigrants are signing up for the state’s exchange under Obamacare, advocates worry.

Palestinian immigrant Maha Attieh, a Health Program Manager at Brooklyn’s Arab-American Family Support Center, has been working for months as an Obamacare “navigator” or in-person counselor.