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What the Affordable Care Act means for multi-status families

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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 28: Obamacare supporters react to the U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold President Obama's health care law, on June 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. Today the high court upheld the whole healthcare law of the Obama Administration. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Mark Wilson/Getty Images

When the Affordable Care Act goes into effect, millions of new patients will have access to health care. But the law excludes undocumented immigrants, estimated to be about 11 million people nationwide. 

What does that mean for families with mixed immigration status? Some will be covered under the act, others will not. 

Megan Burks from KPBS and the Speak City Heights project in San Diego reports.

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