Archive for the 'Health care' Category

Not in Arizona you won’t!

Tuesday, August 9th, 2005

Common sense prevails! Citizens of foriegn countries will not be allowed public benefits nor will they be allowed to vote in U.S. elections in Arizona. Yes, this was already the law but these laws were not enforced in any way. Arizona is making an effort to enforce them. In California no […]

Illegal Immigration Costs Florida $4.3 Billion a Year

Tuesday, August 9th, 2005

A report by an immigration reform group shows that illegal immigration costs the state of Florida at least $4.3 billion a year in health care, education and incarceration costs.
The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) predicts the state’s costs of illegal immigration will increase to nearly $8 billion a year within 10 years unless it […]

Illegal immigrants recieve Medicaid

Thursday, August 4th, 2005

Only Montana, New York, New Hampshire and Texas require applicants to submit documents verifying citizenship by those seeking Medicaid. Other states accept a worthless signed declaration as proof of U.S. citizenship and do not varify if the applicant’s statements are true.

Only one state, Oregon, has conducted an audit to determine how often […]

Los Angeles county had 930 tuberculosis cases in 2004.

Monday, July 11th, 2005

By Solomon Moore
Times Staff Writer
July 11, 2005
The horizon is just starting to glow when Henry Murphy begins his morning rounds, delivering medicine to residents of several local diasporas ? Vietnamese, Mexican, Guatemalan and Chinese ? within a few miles of downtown Los Angeles.
Murphy winds his white county health department van through some of the poorest […]

Let’s Change U.S. Law On Anchor Babies

Sunday, June 26th, 2005

Consider the issue of anchor babies and what, if anything, should be done about them. Anchor babies, for those not yet familiar with the term, is the description given to babies of illegal immigrants who are delivered in the United States. These babies, under current interpretation of U.S. law, automatically become U.S. citizens and most […]

Illegal aliens threaten U.S. medical system

Saturday, June 25th, 2005

© 2005
Cristobal Silverio emigrated illegally from Mexico to Stockton, Calif., in 1997 to work as a fruit picker.
He brought with him his wife, Felipa, and three children, 19, 12 and 8 ? all illegals. When Felipa gave birth to her fourth child, daughter Flor, the family had what is referred to as an “anchor […]

Uninsured illegals are killing our health care system.

Saturday, June 18th, 2005

Foreign-born citizens account for 86% of the increase, a study finds. Some say a solution to healthcare would need to address immigration.
Immigrants accounted for nearly all of the recent increase in the number of U.S. residents without health insurance, and California has by far the largest number of uninsured immigrants, a study released Monday found.
The […]