Proposition 187 and health care for illegal aliens

Summer, David
March 1995
Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics;Spring95, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p103
Academic Journal
Examines the implications of Proposition 187 which seeks to deny immigrants nonemergency health services at publicly funded clinics or hospitals. Prevention of illegal immigration; Redirection of expenses for illegal immigrants to legal residents; Conflicts with Plyler v. Doe decision; Fourteenth Amendment; Concerns over the proliferation of infectious diseases; Reduction in health care tax burdens.


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