Jan 6, 2012

Immigration Crackdown: Quadriplegic Undocumented Immigrant Dies In Mexico After Being Deported From His Hospital Bed

ThinkProgress: "In August 2010, Quelino Ojeda Jimenez, an undocumented construction worker in Chicago, fell 20 feet off a building while on the job and was paralyzed from the neck down. Unable to pay his own medical expenses, he was deported back to Mexico on December 22, 2010. But he never made it home. Instead, he was left to languish at a small Mexican hospital that was unequipped to handle his needs. UPI reports that Ojeda died on New Year’s Day:" read more

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