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Article: ICE Keeps Raiding Hospitals and Mistreating Disabled Children

ICE Keeps Raiding Hospitals and Mistreating Disabled ChildrenTo fight for disability rights in 2018, one must fight for immigration rights. \a ·\aJan 15, 2018 525 SHARES Hundreds of immigration activists, clergy members, and others participate in a protest against President Donald Trump's immigration policies in front of the Federal Building in New York City on January 11th, 2018.(Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Last week, United States Immigrations and Customs Enforcement announced it would deport Yancarlos Mendez. Mendez is an auto mechanic with no criminal record other than driving without a license. He overstayed permission to be in the country under the Visa Waiver Program, and after his arrest (for lacking a license), ICE decided to deport him. So far, this is a pretty typical story of ICE deporting good people who were otherwise full contributors to American society. Mendez is also the sole financial provider and caregiver to a six-year-old boy with paraplegia. T…

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