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Doctors Prepare for Possible Immigration Enforcement Visits at Hospitals

By April Dembosky, KQED News Fix

Pediatricians across California are calling on Congress to pass legislation protecting immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, saying their patients are skipping appointments because they’re afraid a visit to the hospital will get them deported.

Doctors and hospital administrators have started formulating protocols so that staff members will know what to do if immigration agents enter hospitals or clinics to search for, or arrest, people who are in the country illegally.

Read the complete story is  KQED News Fix.