Dying Dad Jesus Navarro Denied Kidney Transplant Over Immigration Status, but Supporters Try to Help

Navarro's case has shed light on a debate involving health care and immigration status.

Some medical officials say having to choose between saving a life and adhering to policies when it comes to undocumented immigrants puts them in a difficult role.

Two brothers were denied kidney transplants last year at Bellevue Hospital in New York because they couldn't pay for the surgery.

For now, Navarro continues his dialysis treatment, cleansing his blood of deadly toxins each day.

He's hopeful he can get surgery soon -- for his 3-year-old daughter's sake if for nothing else.

"We are thankful for all of the support. It means a lot," Navarro said.

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