Democrats slam decision to end immigrant medical relief

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Democrats slam decision to end immigrant medical relief

Witnesses including from left, Maria Isabel Bueso of Concord, Calif., Jonathan Sanchez, 16, of Boston, Penn State Law School Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic Director Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Fiona Danaher, a Harvard Medical School Instructor in Pediatrics, Anthony Marino, Irish International Immigrant Center Director of Immigration Legal Services, and Thomas Homan, former Acting Director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, are sworn in at a House Oversight subcommittee hearing into the Trump administration's decision to stop considering requests from immigrants seeking to remain in the country for medical treatment and other hardships, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Maria Isabel Bueso, 24, of Concord, Calif., left, and Jonathan Sanchez, 16, of Boston, who both have medical deferred action, take their places at the start of a House Oversight subcommittee hearing into the Trump administration's decision to stop considering requests from immigrants seeking to remain in the country for medical treatment and other hardships, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., asks a question during a House Oversight subcommittee hearing into the Trump administration's decision to stop considering requests from immigrants seeking to remain in the country for medical treatment and other hardships, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Thomas Homan, former Acting Director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, testifies during a House Oversight subcommittee hearing into the Trump administration's decision to stop considering requests from immigrants seeking to remain in the country for medical treatment and other hardships, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Timothy Robbins, Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Executive Associate Director of Enforcement and Removal Operations, attends a House Oversight subcommittee hearing into the Trump administration's decision to stop considering requests from immigrants seeking to remain in the country for medical treatment and other hardships, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Maria Isabel Bueso, 24, of Concord, Calif., left, shakes hands with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., after Bueso, who has a rare disease and needs life saving treatments that are unavailable in her home country of Guatemala, testified at a House Oversight subcommittee hearing into the Trump administration's decision to stop considering requests from immigrants seeking to remain in the country for medical treatment and other hardships, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Washington. Behind Bueso is Jonathan Sanchez, 16, of Boston, who has cystic fibrosis and was also on the panel. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Daniel Renaud, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Field Operations Directorate Associate Director, declines to answer a question citing citing an ongoing legal challenge, during a House Oversight subcommittee hearing into the Trump administration's decision to stop considering requests from immigrants seeking to remain in the country for medical treatment and other hardships, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Democrats slam decision to end immigrant medical relief

Witnesses including from left, Maria Isabel Bueso of Concord, Calif., Jonathan Sanchez, 16, of Boston, Penn State Law School Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic Director Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Fiona Danaher, a Harvard Medical School Instructor in Pediatrics, Anthony Marino, Irish International Immigrant Center Director of Immigration Legal Services, and Thomas Homan, former Acting Director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, are sworn in at a House Oversight subcommittee hearing into the Trump administration's decision to stop considering requests from immigrants seeking to remain in the country for medical treatment and other hardships, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Maria Isabel Bueso, 24, of Concord, Calif., left, and Jonathan Sanchez, 16, of Boston, who both have medical deferred action, take their places at the start of a House Oversight subcommittee hearing into the Trump administration's decision to stop considering requests from immigrants seeking to remain in the country for medical treatment and other hardships, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., asks a question during a House Oversight subcommittee hearing into the Trump administration's decision to stop considering requests from immigrants seeking to remain in the country for medical treatment and other hardships, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Thomas Homan, former Acting Director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, testifies during a House Oversight subcommittee hearing into the Trump administration's decision to stop considering requests from immigrants seeking to remain in the country for medical treatment and other hardships, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Timothy Robbins, Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Executive Associate Director of Enforcement and Removal Operations, attends a House Oversight subcommittee hearing into the Trump administration's decision to stop considering requests from immigrants seeking to remain in the country for medical treatment and other hardships, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Maria Isabel Bueso, 24, of Concord, Calif., left, shakes hands with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., after Bueso, who has a rare disease and needs life saving treatments that are unavailable in her home country of Guatemala, testified at a House Oversight subcommittee hearing into the Trump administration's decision to stop considering requests from immigrants seeking to remain in the country for medical treatment and other hardships, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Washington. Behind Bueso is Jonathan Sanchez, 16, of Boston, who has cystic fibrosis and was also on the panel. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Daniel Renaud, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Field Operations Directorate Associate Director, declines to answer a question citing citing an ongoing legal challenge, during a House Oversight subcommittee hearing into the Trump administration's decision to stop considering requests from immigrants seeking to remain in the country for medical treatment and other hardships, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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