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Immigrants’ Rights Groups Protest LVH-Cedar Crest for Trying to Send Comatose Patient to Her Home Country

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Lehigh Valley Health Network

A coalition of Pennsylvania immigrants’ rights groups is bringing attention to the case of an undocumented woman who is in a coma at Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Cedar Crest Hospital.

The hospital says it can no longer care for the woman and that the best option is for her to be flown back to her home country to continue care there. WITF’s Gabriela Martinez has more.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 3/7/23)

Gabriela Martínez is a Report for America corps member covering race and identity in central Pennsylvania with a focus on the region’s growing Latino community. She is interested in grassroots political movements and covering the discussions happening in underrepresented communities of color.