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Should I Keep My Kids Enrolled in Health and Nutrition Programs?

Authored By: Protecting Immigrant Families

Programs like Medicaid, CHIP, Marketplace Coverage (“Obamacare”), School Breakfast & Lunch, WIC and SNAP (“food stamps”) can help your children lead healthier and stronger lives. You may have questions about whether your child’s use of these health and nutrition programs will affect your immigration status or your application for a green card. This document provides some facts to help you make good decisions for your family. Below are answers to frequently asked questions.

Last Review and Update: Oct 08, 2019