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The Verify First Act passed by a bipartisan vote of 238-184 and now goes to the Senate for consideration.(Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/Legal Times)

The House passed legislation which seeks to prevent undocumented immigrants from receiving tax credits for buying health insurance on the Obamacare exchanges, by first requiring verification of their legal status to be in the country.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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