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Old 06-15-2011, 08:51 AM
 
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Birthing centers...having babies and returning to home country. over-staying visas.

all persons who over-stay their visas are subject to arrest and deportation...thats the law.

Having a child in the US is not against the law.
But it is a morality issue when foreigners come here specifically to give birth to tap into our tax coffers and to put themselves in a position for citizenship themselves on down the road. Therefore the term "anchor baby".
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Old 06-15-2011, 09:07 AM
 
Location: Vermont
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One more time: there is no such thing as an anchor baby.

A baby born in the United States is a citizen, and is entitled to remain here.

The mother is not.
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Old 06-15-2011, 09:22 AM
 
Location: California
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One more time: there is no such thing as an anchor baby.

A baby born in the United States is a citizen, and is entitled to remain here.

The mother is not.
I read your comment with the 14th amendment in my hand, as it is being twisted right out of my grip. example here Anchor babies - children born in the United States to illegal alien mothers - THE AMERICAN RESISTANCE FOUNDATION
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Old 06-15-2011, 09:37 AM
 
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One more time: there is no such thing as an anchor baby.

A baby born in the United States is a citizen, and is entitled to remain here.

The mother is not.

The term "anchor baby" came from illegal alien parents giving birth in our country with the "hope" that they can anchor themselves onto our country in this manner as the "anchor" can petition for them when they reach adult age. It also entitles the "anchor" to all kinds of benefits from our tax coffers which the illegal parents inadvertantly enjoy. Hope that explains it for you. No one is claimnig that it is a "legal" term.
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Old 06-15-2011, 11:25 AM
 
Location: Inis Fada
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NO. the point of your topic was Chinese birthing centers. They were not closed down because of birthright citizenship...it was because the mothers over-stayed their tourist visas.

These women wanted to have a child here in the US, then return to China...wait 18 years, then send their child to America, then have the child petion for their naturalization ...which takes 10 to 15 years on average. A lot of things can happen in 20 years, and even more things happen in 30 years.

The point is that other groups, not only the illegals whom you favor, are taking advantage of birthright citizenship. Whether they give birth in a hospital, an illegal birthing center or a field in Texas doesn't matter.

What is obvious to these foreigners is the value of having the US citizenship for the child where the entire family is concerned. People invest in things for long term gain and there's always risk involved. Isn't it better to have skin in the game rather than kick oneself for not trying 10, 15, 20 or 30 years later?
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Old 06-15-2011, 03:14 PM
 
Location: Vermont
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The term "anchor baby" came from illegal alien parents giving birth in our country with the "hope" that they can anchor themselves onto our country in this manner as the "anchor" can petition for them when they reach adult age. It also entitles the "anchor" to all kinds of benefits from our tax coffers which the illegal parents inadvertantly enjoy. Hope that explains it for you. No one is claimnig that it is a "legal" term.
The people who use the phrase "anchor baby" are doing it to promulgate the misrepresentation that having a citizen child somehow entitles the parent to remain here.

This is utterly false, and is used intentionally to distort the debate.
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Old 06-15-2011, 03:43 PM
 
Location: Inis Fada
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The people who use the phrase "anchor baby" are doing it to promulgate the misrepresentation that having a citizen child somehow entitles the parent to remain here.

This is utterly false, and is used intentionally to distort the debate.
The people who are here illegally and who are having children who are US citizens, whose children are receiving benefits that a US citizen is eligible for aren't leaving, though.

Would you please tell the parents (of these children who prevent them from leaving) that it's time to go home?
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Old 06-15-2011, 03:47 PM
 
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The people who use the phrase "anchor baby" are doing it to promulgate the misrepresentation that having a citizen child somehow entitles the parent to remain here.

This is utterly false, and is used intentionally to distort the debate.
Even though it is true right now that the parents aren't entitled to stay here by giving birth on our soil, with all this talk about amnesty it is still an incentive for them to keep that hope alive. The "anchor child" can still sponsor their parents when they reach adulthood so that still leaves an open door for them.
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Old 06-15-2011, 03:48 PM
 
Location: Jacurutu
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The people who use the phrase "anchor baby" are doing it to promulgate the misrepresentation that having a citizen child somehow entitles the parent to remain here.

This is utterly false, and is used intentionally to distort the debate.
And from countries like South Korea, the intent of the parents giving birth here is so the child will not have conscription in their military later...
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Old 06-15-2011, 04:00 PM
 
Location: Dalton Gardens
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China's "Born in the USA" Frenzy - Yahoo! News (http://tinyurl.com/4xkmrun - broken link)

Pay money, fly over, have your baby in an unlicensed maternity center, obtain fake Chinese citizenship registration -- all in the hope that in 21 years the child can sponsor them for green cards and emigrate.

This needs to stop. We can't fulfill our obligations to our current citizens; how many more will there be once all of the anchor babies seek to legalize their parents?
Thanks for posting this. Just one more example of how illegal invaders from other countries disregard our laws, disrespect our country and abuse our hard working tax payers for their own selfish desires.
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