My sister in law is a permanent resident moving to the US 7 months pregnant. can she apply for state health insurance?

Asked almost 2 years ago - Milwaukee, WI

She plans to stay here for a few months and then go back. Once she can apply for her husband to come here they will move permanently.

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  1. Giacomo Jacques Behar

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    Answered . You mean Medicaid? Yes, can apply, but will need to be qualified for it by the state's bureaucratic authority for it, by demonstrating hers and her husband's lack of adequate financial resources, and their being uninsured .

    Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be... more
  2. David J. McCormick

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    Answered . To be on the safe side contact a local immigration law attorney ASAP.

    Good luck.

    DISCLAIMER: David J. McCormick is licensed to practice law in the State of Wisconsin and this answer is being... more
  3. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . If she has a greencard ... but doesn't live in the US ... she has problems.

    That card may be 'no good' ... either because she didn't firmly establish her US residence, or she abandoned it.

    Don't be fooled into thinking that a re-entry permit will 'save' her.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more
  4. Charles K. Kenyon Jr.

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    Answered . She needs to be talking to an Immigration lawyer, now. I am not one.

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