Health insurance application The proclamation said that would-be immigrants cannot rely on Medicaid or ACA subsidies to procure the required health coverage—which can only be bought individually or provided by an employer. (Photo: iStock)

A proclamation issued by the Trump administration in October that required immigrants to be able to prove health insurance in order to get a visa has been struck down by a U.S. judge in Oregon.

CBS News reports that U.S. District Court Judge Michael Simon’s written opinion on President Trump’s proclamation, which would have required proof of health insurance, said that the proclamation could not take effect while it’s being challenged on constitutionality grounds in the courts.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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