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U.S. hospitals deporting invalid immigrants

"Many American hospitals are taking it upon themselves to repatriate seriously injured or ill immigrants because they cannot find nursing homes willing to accept them without insurance," reports Deborah Sontag of The New York Times. Hospitals are deporting these patients without any government assistance or oversight. While immigration rights advocates see this as international patient dumping, hospital administrators feels they're being saddled with the problems of dysfunctional immigration and health-care systems.

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