Mexican migrants stress tribal hospital
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The Tohono O'odham Nation's only hospital is being overwhelmed by Mexican immigrants seeking care, a tribal health administrator said.

The Arizona tribe's reservation straddles the U.S.-Mexico border. Tough border policies are leading immigrants to find ways to enter the United States.

Many end up dying of dehydration. Others seek help at the hospital, which by law is required to provide services.

Some members of the tribe reside in Mexico and are supposed to be allowed free crossing.

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