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    What impact do illegal immigrants have on the healthcare system?

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    1. What impact do illegal immigrants have on the healthcare system?

    The impact of illegal immigrants is many for several reasons, including increased public health risks and medical costs.
    For example, illegal immigrants often come from countries with endemic health problems and less developed health care, and they are of greatest consequence because they are:

    a. responsible for a disproportionate share of serious public health problems
    b. are living among us for extended periods of time
    c. ...

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