Arizona Border City Forced to Manage $20 Million Hospital Debt From Illegal Immigrant Care

Melina Wisecup
By Melina Wisecup
November 4, 2022Capitol Reportshare

Yuma, Arizona is a city located along the southwest border and that’s seen a 170 percent increase in illegal immigration over the past year.

Mayor Douglas J. Nicholls calls on congress to update immigration laws that have been on the books since the 1980s and calls on the Biden administration to send a stronger public message to discourage economic migrants from showing up at the border.


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