Bay Area congressman pushes bill to save Guatemalan woman needing treatment

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A 24-year old Guatemalan woman who came to the Bay Area for a life-saving treatment will testify before the House Oversight Committee.

Isabel Bueso moved here in 2003 to take part in a clinical trial for a rare genetic disorder known as MPS6.

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Until now, the family received regular extensions to stay here.

Last month, the U.S. Customs and Immigration Service eliminated the program that allowed her to stay. She will testify as a guest of Congressman Mark DeSaulnier.
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