The Daily Populous

Thursday May 7th, 2020 day edition

image for ICU doctor fighting coronavirus denied green card: 'It's like a slap in the face'

I feel helpless,” Julia Iafrate, an intensive care unit doctor in New York, told CNN’s Chris Cuomo Tuesday.

“I’m putting my life on the line every day to do this ... I’m honestly beside myself.

It’s like a slap in the face,” Iafrate added.

I can only hope and pray they reconsider the denial.

Please help me #uscis #letdrjstay — Dr. Julia Iafrate, DO, CAQSM, FAAPMR (@thenewDrJ) May 6, 2020.

She is currently sponsored by the hospital she practices in but had her green card application denied last week.

This week, a bipartisan Senate bill was introduced that would make it easier for doctors and nurses to obtain green cards. »

Supreme Court's Ginsburg discharged from hospital

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, at 87 the U.S. Supreme Court’s oldest member, was discharged on Wednesday from hospital where she was treated for a benign gall bladder condition and took part remotely in arguments in two cases.

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg participates in a discussion hosted by the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., U.S., September 12, 2019.

In a statement released on Wednesday evening, court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said Ginsburg is “doing well and glad to be home” after being discharged from Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. »