In June 2020, Jefferson Torresdale Hospital, a hospital in Philadelphia, attempted to deport A.V., a member of the Philadelphia community, after he suffered catastrophic brain injuries from a motorcycle accident a month before. Jefferson Torresdale tried to coerce A.V.’s family into consenting to his transfer by failing to provide appropriate language access, working with a medical transportation company that intimidated the patient’s family, and lying about treatment plans in the receiving country. A.V. had lived in the United States for about 20 years at the time, and he could have died if he had been forcibly transported to Guatemala, his country of origin. After community mobilization and advocacy the hospital was forced to stop the deportation. A.V.’s family is very active in the campaign to stop medical deportations because they “hope no one else has to go through something like this again.”