In July 2017, Jose de Jesus Martinez, an undocumented immigrant, wept at the bedside of his 16-year-old son Brandon, who was comatose in the intensive care unit of a San Antonio, Texas, hospital after being found in a parked unventilated trailer. Several agents from US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) entered Brandon’s hospital room and aggressively began questioning Jose.1
Saadi A, Ahmed S, Katz MH. Making a Case for Sanctuary Hospitals. JAMA. 2017;318(21):2079–2080. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.15714
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