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Lehigh Valley Health Network Will No Longer Send Comatose Woman to the Dominican Republic

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A coalition immigration advocates say they are collaborating with the hospital that a week ago, tried to forcibly repatriate an undocumented Dominican woman in a coma. WITF’s Gabriela Martinez reports, this is happening after community mobilization in support of the family.

(Original air-date: 3/10/23)

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.