Arizona Hospital Immigration Bill Pulled at Last Minute

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TUCSON -- Republican state legislators in Arizona decided on Monday not to introduce a bill that would have required hospitals during non-emergency cases to check their patients' immigration status. The bill, Senate Bill 1405, was pulled from the agenda of the Senate Judiciary Committee because it did not have enough votes to pass.

The legislation would be the farthest reaching law of its kind in the country. Critics, including many doctors and health care providers, say it would turn them into immigration agents, and could make some immigrants afraid of going to the hospital when they need medical care.
 

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Anonymous

Posted Feb 17 2011

IT'S EITHER MILLIONS WE SPEND OR A HUNDRED BILLION DOLLARS PLUS?

Just like the Great Land Rush of the 19th century, hundreds of thousands even millions of illegal aliens will be fleeing different States enacting policing laws. Idaho, Florida Utah, Missouri, Texas, North Carolina, Maryland, Tennessee, Minnesota and of course the great State of Arizona, who is battling for survival in the biased-oriented court system.,In swarms they will be loading their trucks, packing their families and leaving less hospitable locations. They are heading they think to other States with easy welfare pickings, with brought and sold legislators where the laws are not enforced. Even the cash strapped, Sanctuary State of California has numerous counties ready to embark with E-Verify, as a mandatory verification warning to foreign nationals you better not apply for a job here, as the business owner is unlikely to take the risk of losing his business license. Other States are introducing laws including the federal 287 (g) law to train local police in arrest and detain suspicious individuals on hold for ICE agents.

Secure Communities a program that expedites fingerprints gathered by local law enforcement agencies to the FBI and then through a federal (ICE) immigration database to identify undocumented immigrants. Over a thousand jurisdictions in 40 States and others ready to participate. All these enforcement programs cost millions of dollars, but it touches nowhere near the hundreds of billions of dollars extracted from your taxes to support illegal aliens. The border remains frighteningly open and their is no program to guarantee that foreign airline passengers will leave after their entry visa expires? American immigration laws have been mocked since the 1986 amnesty law by both the US Government and the businesses that hire discount labor. If their was a real effort by any administration to halt the illegal alien invasion, any illegal invader would be facing a felony, not a stupid minor infraction.

I joined the Tea PARTY as more and more taxes are being taken, to support the education, health care and other social welfare programs in pandering to the illegal immigrants. I am also an activist of the million plus membership of NumbersUSA pro-sovereignty organization, that allows free faxes to your resident State Representative or even the leadership in Washington. You can also contact your politicians through the Switchboard in DC at 202-224-3121. Their is a Pdf file "Illegal Aliens and American Medicine."that every American should assimilate. It will probably give you heartburn and the billions of dollars we are paying to support health care for illegal aliens, that should be going in the pensions of old American warriors, OUR senior citizens, OUR homeless, Our blind, our sick, handicapped and those citizens living in poverty. This is just part of the deception and collusion of our legislators, who have been corrupted by special interests. We should bring our military home from Afghanistan, Iraq and other support bases, and place them fully armed along the US border, Canadian border fully armed with orders to fire.

Illegal immigrant states like Texas New York State and Illinois's, specially in California and Nevada, has no real ID verification where there was massive voter fraud through absentee ballots use I truly believe.

Anonymous

Posted Feb 18 2011

No matter what words they want to use it is only RACISM against mexicans...welcome to the Germania of United States with Eva Brown running the state.

Anonymous

Posted Feb 18 2011

I'm glad somebody FiNALLY had a sense to stop such and ignorant legislation. Putting aside the fact that this is RACISM and IGNORANCE at it's best, it is also a public health threat. Denying medical care to people who could possibly have infectious diseases (such as TB) would only spread it to others. Diseases don't care if you are a proud American soldier or an undocumented farm worker.

Anonymous

Posted Feb 18 2011

It's not racist to want your tax dollars to help citizens and not illegal aliens. Enough of our tax dollars is spent on our own citizens who don't work.
Dave in Chicago

Anonymous

Posted Feb 18 2011

You're wrong, they all work. probably harder than you.

Anonymous

Posted Feb 18 2011

you're wrong, they all work. Probably harder than you.

Anonymous

Posted Feb 20 2011

Legal immigrants have sponsors who are responsible for them financially. It the illegal aliens who are the drain on our tax dollars.

Anonymous

Posted Feb 22 2011

I think the illegal employers should have to pay the hospital bills, not the taxpayers.

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Posted Mar 6 2011

Ill be back again, thanks for the info.

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