Q: Can I as an undocumented alien get health insurance through my job
A: Your employer may have trouble, because you ‘may’ lack documentation insisted upon by the insurance organization and required by law. The insurance company may require a valid social security number or Tax ID#.
In general, you should not be employed as a matter of immigration law, so this puts you and your employer in a difficult situation. Federal and State law, unrelated to immigration, may be effected, but as a matter of immigration law, you cannot engage in work without employment authorization from USCIS.
I strongly recommend an appointment or teleconference with a competent and experienced immigration attorney before there are any other complications. Good luck.
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