Quadraplegic Illegal Returned To Mexico Against His Will

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    Undocumented quadriplegic returned to Mexico from Chicago area - chicagotribune.com

    Please read the linked article if you have time; I think the tone of it is worth discussing.

    My reaction is, this should not have happened. The man was almost certainly working without legally-required safety equipment and the subcontractor who hired him should not have found it so easy to evade its workers' compensation obligations.

    But it did happen. If the injured man has any legal remedies here, by all means I hope he pursues them. However, he was not here legally, his condition was stable and he was moved in a medically safe fashion. I think returning him to Mexico was not only permissible, it was obligatory.

    What say you? Should a serious injury in the US result in some sort of ad hoc green card for the patient?

     
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    They did the right thing by removing an illegal alien.
     
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    The illegal should be shipped back, the idiot who hired him should be prosecuted and fined into oblivion.
     
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    I'm sure all the medical care he got was at the expense of the american taxpayer and totaled thousands upon thousands. This country took good care of his medical needs - it did the human thing - but - he came here illegally so he belongs back in the country of his birth. Case closed.
     
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    BTW - it's high time those countries got their act together and did something for THEIR people - if not, then MAKE them practice birth control!!!! It's time they stopped looking to the north for their EVERY need! The fact that they have done NOT ONE thing to fix their broken system is unforgivable especially with all the BILLIONS the USA has GIVEN them. The american people have had enough.
     
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    Illegal? Kick his ass out. It is after all THE LAW.
     
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    Make sure you apply the law to the person who hired him.
     
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    The linked article mentioned a law review article that evidentially takes the position that sending such a person back to his country is illegal. I'll see if I can track it down.

    Amazes me, the lengths many go to to justify the extension of rights and benefits belonging to American citizens to illegal aliens. The article in the Chicago Tribune acknowledges that the uninsured American would not be getting more than emergency care....so why exactly, should a criminal from Mexico?

    I also loved all the hand wringing over the fact that the Mexican hospital the man is in now has to reuse filters. Let's ask how many American parents of paralyzed kids whether they do as well, shall we? Not everyone can afford Cadillac health care -- not every American, nor every human on Planet Earth.
     
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