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Immigration in Hawaii

UPDATE: Full Health Benefits Restored for Micronesians

A federal judge ordered the Department of Human Services to restore full benefits to migrants who live in Hawaii under the Compact of Free Association.

Abercrombie: I Secured $600 Million to Offset Impact of Compact Migrants

The former congressman said that he got $30 million in annual funding through 2023 to support services for compact migrants.

Lawsuit: State Discriminates in Care for Micronesians

Federal class action suit alleges new Hawaii health-care plan illegally discriminates against certain legal residents from three South Pacific nations by drastically reducing their benefits, based on nationality.
Immigration in Hawaii