Heated debate over illegal immigration moved to the back seat when the economy took a nose dive. However, with Obama’s plan to pick up comprehensive immigration reform this year, it is poised to return to the front line again. Actually conservative talkshow hosts are already switching gear to promote their simple solution: just send the 11 million illegals home !
Now they don’t have to catch one of them.
Mariana de la Torre, 28, moved back to Mexico and spent her last days with her family and three children. She died this Tuesday.
Her pursuit of a better life, and escape from an abusing boyfriend, took an unexpected turn in 2007, eight months after she crossed the border illegally. Ms. de la Torre was diagnosed with cancer. She avoided medical treatment, and her condition worsened. Eventually she used another person’s ID and SSN to stay in an Illinois hospital. The Chicago Tribune documented her story, and shared this video: