Doctors Fear Effects Of Illegal Immigrant's Arrest The recent arrest of a popular woman who happens to be an illegal immigrant has some North Carolina doctors concerned. The woman's immigration status apparently was turned over to authorities after she received medical care. Doctors worry that illegal immigrants will be afraid to seek care, which might lead to public health problems.
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Doctors Fear Effects Of Illegal Immigrant's Arrest

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Doctors Fear Effects Of Illegal Immigrant's Arrest

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Doctors Fear Effects Of Illegal Immigrant's Arrest

Doctors Fear Effects Of Illegal Immigrant's Arrest

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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.