African Refugees in Swing State Like Healthcare Reform


African refugees studying English at The Colorado African Organization. (Photo: Jason Margolis)

Edith Doh-Taka from Cameroon is in a bind many refugees and asylum-seekers in the US face — living in a new country without health insurance. That is slated to change soon. Refugees, as legal immigrants, are eligible for the same protections and benefits as US citizens under the Affordable Care Act.