Medically Fragile Immigrant Appeals To Congress In Fight For Life | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Medically Fragile Immigrant Appeals To Congress In Fight For Life | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC
Medically Fragile Immigrant Appeals To Congress In Fight For Life | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC
Maria Isabel bueso went to Washington today for testimony on Capitol Hill.. She came to this country legally, she’s always been here legally at the age of 7. When she was recruited to come here, she was invited to come here who needed her help in their efforts to try to develop a life-saving treatment for the rare illness that she was born with. Isabelle came here because she was able to become a clinical trial to treat the disease that she has. Was it go forward? The treatment ended up becoming FDA-approved in part on the basis of that clinical trial that she made possible what she did made it possible for patients everywhere with her disease, to have a shot at treatment to an Isabelle’s case bring her live. She needs to receive treatment. Intravenously, once a week for life expectancy had been maybe 10 years old, she’s now 24 years old. Because of that treatment, she graduated Summa cumlaude, a from college last month of trump Administration is sending patients, including her giving her 33 days to stop whatever treatment they’re getting in this country and get out of this country, get out and never mind the medical care. That is, he will live and Isabel case that you helped create testified today before that house oversight committee trying to help them get to the bottom of this decision by the Trump Administration that has overtly threatened her life after her long day and Washington, Maria Isabel bueso Joins the snail live we’ve been following your case for a couple of weeks are on the show, it’s really great to meet you and happy here. Thank you Jacob, for that has been given to your case with all of those Congressional leaders today from both parties from both houses. It sounds like an addition of that testimony. Today, you were able to talk about your case to a lot of people on both sides of the aisle. It must have been a long and stressful day, automation today. What’S the hairiest story of the situation and what’s going on nghtmre one thing that surprised me at the hearing today, as I watched the testimony and I started watched it unfold over the course of the day, was the argument from someone. Obviously, not all this isn’t a real threat that there isn’t any real danger for you or for the testified today that this is somehow being magnified, and this isn’t a real problem is far as I understand from your case. You still don’t necessarily have clarity about what that letter meant that you received that advised. You need to be out of the country by this weekend. Is it clear to you that your sort of out of the woods and that you’re going to be safely saying, staying here, but not really clear what your horses is it going in Spanish? I don’t feel am I at the mention I see for Eye Treatment years. Clinical trials in my ear than other people, and without when you have those conversations with members of Congress, I saw you talking with Kevin McCarthy is the top Republican in the house. I was very glad you were able to see him. I saw you talking with senators of both parties are so happy to see. Those pictures today made me curious as to whether you felt like a apart from the hearing in those individual conversations when you were able to look people in the eye and tell them what was going on if you felt like they got it. If you felt like you made any progress in understanding the and your need to have some clarity spell Feinstein, I’m going to rain later in the car at 8, a life of the situation in over someone, and I do hope that I really think they are concerned About the issue, is there figure out, like I said, 24 years old, one of the witnesses at today’s hearing on the medical, the production program, where we still do not know either why the Trump Administration tried to do this? What exactly they’re trying to do, or how much of it they presented it to the extent that we’re going to get that Clarity and we’re going to get answers for what I’m here, it’s going to be in large part because of the way that you’ve been wanting To talk to the American people about your situation, so Isabel thanks for being with us tonight and please stay in touch, will have your back anytime. You want to come back MSNBC thanks for watching MSNBC on YouTube. If you want to keep up-to-date with the videos were putting out you, can click subscribe just below me or click over on this list, as he lots of other great videos?
Maria Isabel Bueso talks with Rachel Maddow about fighting for her own life and the lives of others who are dependent on medical deferred action for continued life-saving medical treatments in the U.S., and her advocacy in Congress today in the hope that legislators will prevent the Trump administration from deporting sick children to their deaths.
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