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Discharge, Deportation and Dangerous Journeys: A Study on the Practice of Medical Repatriation

" This report , a collaborative project of Seton Hall University School of Law’s Center for Social Justice (CSJ) and the Health Justice Program at New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI), utilizes a human rights framework to critique the widespread but barely publicized practice of...

American Hospitals Deporting Unconscious Patients to Mexico

"Days after they were badly hurt in a car accident, Jacinto Cruz and Jose Rodriguez-Saldana lay unconscious in an Iowa hospital while the American health care system weighed what to do with the two immigrants from Mexico. The men had health insurance from jobs at one of the nation’s largest...

Elderly Immigrant Deported...By Hospital, Not ICE

"Wladyslaw Haniszewski, 69, is now stuck in a Polish hospital after living in the U.S. for 30 years as an uninsured, undocumented immigrant. He is estranged from his two daughters. He fell unconscious after a stroke in the U.S. and woke up back in Poland. Wladyslaw Haniszewski — an uninsured...