The CBP announced that an unidentified, undocumented Mexican man died at the Las Palmas Medical Center in Texas after being diagnosed with multiple health problems. The 40-year-old Mexican immigrant died in US custody the fourth dead in recent months. The unidentified man died after being diagnosed with flu-like symptoms, liver failure, and renal failure
With this being the fourth death in recent months including two children, you have to wonder if the number of immigrants dying in CBP custody as a result of “flu-like symptoms” is a coincidence or not. CBP holding cells are nicknamed “hieleras” for a reason.
Dying in border patrol custody is not a coincidence, however lets be real honest here don’t try and come here illegally and you probably won’t die. To be fair it’s a little odd to say the least.
Many people die in virtually every hospital across the country after complaining of “flu-like symptoms”. These are sick people before they come in contact with CBP. Now if he was sick and the conditions of the holding area contributed I can see some minor fault, but would that have happened anyway if he didn’t attempt to come here illegally.
I don’t mean to sound harsh but renal failure he suffered from is kidney failure, the only cure is a kidney transplant, was the US supposed to just get him a kidney? That’s a legitimate question. Were they supposed to move him to the head of the waitlist? It’s tragic, but not something that’s the fault of the government, I can only see if conditions enhanced the symptoms of his illness.
105 people die every minute, 83 people in 9 years have died at CBP, that’s actually pretty good. I hate to look at it that way but who is to blame for this? Please subscribe below!