Skip to comments.Uninsured Immigrant Patients Sent Home for Care Against Their Will
Posted on 05/23/2008 8:39:26 AM PDT by Menehune56
Hundreds of legal and illegal immigrants in Arizona are being sent back to their home countries, sometimes against their will, for medical treatment because they lack insurance. (snip) The forcible removals are the result of federal and state law mandating that only U.S. citizens and legal residents are eligible for Medicaid.
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This is EXCELLENT. Every state in the U.S. should have the same policy, starting with mine!
IT’S ABOUT TIME!!!
Another sob story.
Expect the Washington Post and the New York Times to have page 1 above-the-fold stories of illegals dying in the streets, and John McCain lecturing us that these are all God’s children while Obama and Clinton say it is another reason for a British national helth program.
Of course, the idiots in the MSM claim that this is some kind of new manifestation of heartlessness.
My mother’s cousin was a social worker in NYC in the 1920’s and 1930’s, and I have an article she wrote for professional publication about how great is was that NYC paid to send an Itailian immigrant with TB back home to Italy, specifically so that he would not be a burden on New York Social Services.
Long before “Boooosh” ever saw the light of day.
Every illegal immigrant in a public school or a government-run hospital represents an employment opportunity for a school teacher, a medical professional, etc.
THIS -- more than the political influence of "immigration advocates" -- is the biggest reason why illegal immigration has been allowed to perpetuate for so long in this country.
The U.S. doesn't maintain an unfettered immigration policy because it needs cheap labor. It does so because it wants more consumers.
This problem will take care of itself after November when we all get “free healthcare” and the loons in the black robes decide that it is “unconstitutional” for us to deny “free” medical care to ANYONE who shows up at the hospitals in this country.
Another reason that we should have “Universal Hellth Care”. (the misspelling is intentional) see tagline!
Oh, the HUMANITY.
Finally... and this policy should apply to housing, food stamps, etc. in each and every state.
But no other reason huh?
I wish they would start this in Neavo Haven!
If they can't get free medical, free public school, and free welfare, WIC, food stamps, etc, it would be hard to stay here for them. Some MEANINGFULL fines for employers and landlords could also help. We recently had to fight to stop illegals from getting the stimulus check. The original bill said if you fill out a 1040 you get the check. It supposedly ended up that the SS# had to be real. An easy check would be to send the INS to the address the check was supposed to go to where the SS# didn't check out, but agencies aren't allowed to pass info to each other. I thought we fixed that after 9/11.
I'll wait 'till he says that before I condemn him.
It would be better if they brought in some PAYING consumers! All over the country, “consumers” with no money and no insurance are putting huge burdens on the system, and ultimately, the poor old taxpayer. A previous post on Grady Hospital in Atlanta is a good case in point.
We know that all governments just love their tax revenue; it’s gotta chafe when illegals with phony or foreign ID’s crash cars and tie up police/rescue services in addition to working under the table with no taxes.
In Mexico if you need hospital care you have to pony up the money ahead of time or they will just let you die.
At least we send them back to their country that is responsible for their care.
“Expect...John McCain lecturing us that these are all Gods children”
“I’ll wait ‘till he says that before I condemn him.”
Here you go: Jan. 1, 2008
“Yet he insists on invoking God in a manner not popular among Republican conservatives. In the same speech, for example, he said that although he favors restrictions on illegal immigrants, they are still Gods children and they are also human beings. Thats not acceptable to anti-immigrant conservatives, religious or not. They appear to want nothing less than to put immigrants on trains and ship them south of the border.”
Craig's list now has warnings about the ways landlords can be sued for discrimination... country of origin is one and it specifically spells out Hispanic.
Don't even think I can put - current and valid U.S. Drivers' License as one of the criteria for renting now.
Reason for Drivers' License... one person who signed a lease with me last year ... signed said lease with one of her many names... found out the day after she signed that she used a fake name... site online gave ALL of the names she uses in a row... latest ... now know why ALL the names... she is insane... lol
May advise Mom to close up shop except referrals.
Finally, a BUMP for sanity.
Huh. I didn't know that was still around.
Anyway, I hope you took a long hot shower and used Lava soap.
There’s no room at the teat!
Arizona is showing the way.
And scrub down the mouse and keys with some alcohol!
I process rental applications through Advantage First Rent with excellent results.
You can turn down Hispanics for the same reasons you would turn down other applicants (poor credit, bad rental references, criminal background, insufficient income, false id, etc.) You just need to use the same guidelines for each and every person.
(My geography prof who tot me this didn't really explain WHY that bookstore makes everyone hate us, but since he tot us that, I only go to Barnes & Noble or Amazon now. No more Borders for me!)
/SARCASM /SARCASM /SARCASM /SARCASM /SARCASM ....
We have one apartment building and gubmint housing. Other than that, ....nada.
He already has.
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