Doctors Fear Effects Of Illegal Immigrant's Arrest

In North Carolina, the recent arrest of a popular woman, who happens to be an illegal immigrant, has some doctors concerned. The woman had apparently received medical care, and her immigration status was turned over to authorities. Now, doctors are worried that illegal immigrants will be afraid to seek medical assistance, which might lead to public health problems.

Jessica Jones reports from North Carolina Public Radio.

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