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Editor’s Note: The following letter was co-authored by three Cedar High School students. To protect student privacy, only their first name is being used for publication.

Immigrants deserve health care

Editor, the Journal,

We believe undocumented immigrants should qualify for insurance and health care because they make up 17% of our labor force and within three households they make a combined $36,000 a year (Pew Research Center). Medical care costs an average of $12,530 yearly per person ( This doesn’t even cover an emergency. In Washington, 36.3% of people in the Latinx community are...


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