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Arizona bill disallows doctors to treat those deemed undocumented.

UPDATE: This bill was pulled.

A new piece of legislation has been introduced in Arizona that would force hospitals to check the immigration status of patients. Basically, Arizona conservatives dont just hate its undocumented population, but wants to make the jobs of cops and medical professionals absolutely miserable as well.

via TPM.

SB 1405 states: “Before a hospital admits a person for nonemergency care, a hospital admissions officer must confirm that the person is a citizen of the United States, a legal resident of the United States or lawfully present in the United States.” If the hospital determines that a patient is not in the country legally, it must notify federal immigration officials. If someone determined to be an non-legal ...

UPDATE: This bill was pulled.

A new piece of legislation has been introduced in Arizona that would force hospitals to check the immigration status of patients. Basically, Arizona conservatives dont just hate its undocumented population, but ...

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