Tuesday, April 17, 2012

A Hidden Cost of Illegal Immigration: Health Care Provided by ICE

The Virtuous Republic

ICE, Immigration, Customs, and Enforcement, provides health care to approximately 32,000 illegal aliens held at detention facilities. Now, before you say it, yes, immediate health concerns that threaten the detainee’s life should be taken care of, or if there is threat to public health, but from this ICE press release, it sounds like the inmates are receiving proactive care and treatments that could wait until they are sent back to their home country. Getting free and extensive health care should not be a reward for crossing the border illegally.

And, if we lived in a sane country, 98% of this could be avoided if illegals were immediately shipped back home. - [Full Article]