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Access to health care for undocumented people is both right and smart

Before the pandemic, Carlos liked playing soccer with his friends and building robots at school. His parents both worked, and provided him with a stable, loving home. Carlos was a healthy and thriving sixth grader. But when I met him, working as his pediatrician in the Intensive Care Unit, he was suffering from kidney failure secondary to complications of COVID-19.