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  • Orange orders birth tourism motel to shut down this month

    04/16/2020 6:04:12 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies
    The Orange County Register (CA) ^ | April 15, 2020 | By ROXANA KOPETMAN
    City officials in Orange ordered a small motel operating as a birth tourism lodge to shut down by the end of the month. Council members on Tuesday night revoked the JR Motel’s conditional use permit, saying the owner did not operate the facility for its intended use. The JR Motel doesn’t have a sign or take reservations from the general public. Instead, it caters to well-off Chinese women who come to the United States while pregnant with the intention of giving birth to a child who, by law, will be an American citizen. Though the practice isn’t illegal, city officials...
  • Man was handed to ICE after traffic stop, advocates question if cops violated NJ policy

    02/23/2020 5:41:40 PM PST · by Coleus · 14 replies
    Bergen Record ^ | 02.19.20 | Monsy Alvarado
    Man was handed to ICE after traffic stop, advocates question if cops violated NJ policy
  • Trump administration reveals 'birth tourism' crackdown: Pregnant women trying to travel to the U.S...

    01/23/2020 10:50:45 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 28 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | January 23, 2020 | AP
    Trump administration reveals 'birth tourism' crackdown: Pregnant women trying to travel to the U.S. to get American citizenship for their babies will be REFUSED visas Trump administration will unveils crackdown on birth tourism and will bring it into force Friday Move is against women who come to the U.S. to give birth to children so they get American citizenship Visa applicants deemed by consular officers to be coming to the U.S. primarily to give birth will now be treated like other foreigners seeking medical treatment The applicants will have to prove they are coming for medical treatment and they have...
  • US to impose visas restrictions for pregnant women

    01/22/2020 1:35:14 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 35 replies
    AP via ABC "News" ^ | January 22, 2020 | By MATTHEW LEE and COLLEEN LONG
    The Trump administration is coming out with new visa restrictions aimed at restricting “birth tourism," in which women travel to the U.S. to give birth so their children can have a coveted U.S. passport. The State Department planned to publicize the rules Thursday, according to two officials with knowledge of the plans who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. The rules would make it more difficult for pregnant women to travel on a tourist visa. In one draft of the regulations, they would have to clear an additional hurdle before obtaining the visa — convincing a consular...
  • Trump administration planning to crack down on 'birth tourism': report

    01/19/2020 4:48:38 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01 19 2020 | John Bowden
    The Trump administration is reportedly planning to unveil a rule this week aimed at cracking down on "birth tourism" — a term referring to pregnant women traveling to the U.S. in order to give birth and secure U.S. citizenship for their child. Three officials told Axios on Sunday that the plain will be unveiled in the days ahead, though it was unclear what enforcement mechanism would be utilized by the administration to prevent birth tourism. President Trump has previously threatened to issue executive orders nullifying birthright citizenship, which is enshrined in the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution. "This change is...
  • Nearly 400K Anchor Babies Born In 2019, Exceeding U.S. Births In 48 States

    01/06/2020 9:26:34 AM PST · by blam · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1-6-2020 | John Binder
    Close to 400,000 anchor babies were born in the United States in 2019 as an executive order to end birthright citizenship gets kicked down the road for another year by President Donald Trump’s administration. Analysis conducted by the Center for Immigration Studies revealed in 2018 that about 300,000 U.S.-born children of illegal aliens are born every year. These children, often referred to as “anchor babies,” immediately obtain American citizenship and anchor their illegal or foreign parents in the country. In addition, about 72,000 anchor babies are born to foreign tourists, foreign visa workers, and foreign students every year — all...
  • Birth tourism hotel in Southern California may lose its permit

    12/18/2019 6:13:03 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 14 replies
    San Jose Mercury ^ | December 18, 2019 | Roxana Kopetman
    The JR Motel in Orange has no sign, takes no reservations and hasn’t paid any city hotel taxes. The motel openly caters to Chinese nationals as a maternity facility, a practice known as birth tourism. But that’s not the use permitted for the site, at 428 E. Lincoln Avenue. City officials in Orange are looking to revoke the motel’s permit, something the motel’s owner says is driven by discrimination.
  • Mexico makes arrests in massacre of American women, children: minister

    11/11/2019 7:03:39 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 9 replies
    AP ^ | 11 11 2019 | Staff
    Mexico has made an unspecified number of arrests over last week’s massacre of three women and six children of dual U.S-Mexican nationality in the north of the country, Security Minister Alfonso Durazo said on Monday. “There have been arrests, but it’s not up to us to give information,” Durazo told reporters in Mexico City. The women and children from families of U.S. Mormon origin who settled in Mexico decades ago were killed last Monday on a remote dirt road in the state of Sonora by suspected drug cartel gunmen, sparking outrage and condemnation in the United States. Durazo said that...
  • Horror: Brutal Cartels Massacre American Mothers and Children in Northern Mexico

    11/05/2019 4:59:56 AM PST · by Kaslin · 92 replies ^ | November 5, 2019 | Katie Pavlich
    Drug cartels ambushed and murdered a number of Americans, mothers and their infant children, in northern Mexico yesterday.  A vehicle belonging to members of a Mormon family and traveling north through the Mexican state of Sonora was riddled with bullets and burned. They were reportedly on their way to a wedding in the United States as part of a family caravan. Rhonita Maria LeBaron was killed, along side her twin babies and two other children. Christina Langford Johnson, Dawna Langford and two of her children were also murdered in a separate attack. During and after the ambush, other children escaped...
  • President Trump and the Question of Anchor Babies: Can He Solve the Problem Via Executive Order?

    10/30/2019 7:31:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/30/2019 | Paul Dowling
    "It was always told to me that you needed a Constitutional amendment.  Guess what?  You don't.  Number one, you don't need that.  Number two, you can definitely do it with an act of Congress.  But now they're saying I can do it just with an executive order."  —President Donald Trump, explaining that it is constitutional for the president to clarify the meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment with an executive order, for enforcement purposes The Anchor Baby Debate Resurfaces Last year, President Trump explained in an interview with Axios that the ending of birthright citizenship can be accomplished "just with an executive order."  The issue is coming...
  • Stephen Miller: Trump Exploring ‘All Legal Options’ to End ‘Crazy’ Anchor Baby Policy

    08/26/2019 7:57:54 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 25, 2019 | John Binder
    White House senior adviser Stephen Miller says President Trump is currently reviewing “all legal options” to end the country’s birthright citizenship policy which has allowed millions of illegal aliens to secure American citizenship for their U.S.-born children. Last week, Trump told the media is he “very seriously” looking at signing an executive order that will end birthright citizenship in the U.S., calling the policy “frankly ridiculous.” During an interview with Fox News’ John Roberts, Miller said the White House is, in fact, reviewing “all legal options” to end birthright citizenship where an average of about 300,000 U.S.-born children of illegal...
  • Trump Challenges Birthright Citizenship

    08/23/2019 6:49:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 51 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/23/2019 | Daniel John Sobieski
    The late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was what we call an “originalist” when it came to interpreting the U.S. Constitution. He believed the only way to read the Constitution was in the context of the times when its provisions were written which formed the intent of those who wrote and later amended it. We could only interpret what they meant by reading what they wrote through the filter of the events of their day, not our day. The issue of the 14th Amendment and whether it conveys birthright citizenship just from being born on American soil has resurfaced in...
  • Dems Falling Into Another Trump Trap on Birthright Citizenship

    08/21/2019 4:48:10 PM PDT · by ExpatCanuck · 50 replies
    Vanity | Expat Canuck
    The birthright citizenship comments by President Trump are being met with the expected outrage by the media and Democrats (same thing, I know). He continues to play them like a cheap fiddle. They’re outraged that he would dare to upend the 14 amendment of the constitution. How dare he!! Who does he think he is, a king??!!! After being on record defending the constitution, they are forced to show themselves for the hypocrites they are, yet once again, because of... the 2nd amendment.
  • Trump says administration looking 'seriously' at ending birthright citizenship

    08/21/2019 11:17:26 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 60 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/21/19 | Brett Samuels
    President Trump on Wednesday said his administration is once again seriously considering an executive order to end birthright citizenship months after several lawmakers cast doubt on his ability to take such action. "We're looking at that very seriously," Trump told reporters as he left the White House for Kentucky. "Birthright citizenship, where you have a baby on our land -- walk over the border, have a baby, congratulations, the baby's now a U.S. citizen." "We are looking at birthright citizenship very seriously," he added. "It’s, frankly, ridiculous." The president proposed ending the practice that grants citizenship to those born in...
  • ICE Air: Shackled deportees, air freshener and cheers. America’s one-way trip out.

    08/11/2019 3:08:34 AM PDT · by T-Bird45 · 28 replies
    WaPo ^ | 8/10/2019 | Nick Miroff
    GUATEMALA CITY — About 45 minutes before descent, the guards went up and down the aisle unshackling the passengers, and the mood in the cabin began to lighten. A mother with a boy near the front was still crying, but they were the only family aboard the flight. Nearly all the other 93 deportees were men, and they began joking and talking excitedly. Soon Guatemalan territory appeared below, misty and green. A cheer rose. “You see? They’re smiling!” said Matt Albence, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, who spends a great deal of time defending his agency’s...
  • Pregnant Middle Eastern Women Delivering ‘Anchor Babies’ in Chicago

    05/24/2019 11:13:40 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/24/2019 | JOHN BINDER
    Pregnant Middle Eastern women are taking advantage of the United States’ policy that gives foreign nationals the ability to secure American citizenship for their children so long as they are born within the parameters of the country. A local report by ABC 7 Chicago detailed how pregnant foreign nationals are traveling to the U.S. to deliver their children to ensure that they are given American citizenship. One doctor who spoke with ABC 7 Chicago, Dr. Mia Norlin, said most of the women she sees in Chicago hospitals taking advantage of the country’s birthright citizenship policy are from the Middle East....
  • Trump Makes BIG Move to Cut Off 'Anchor Baby' Moms Crossing Border

    05/23/2019 10:27:09 AM PDT · by montag813 · 30 replies
    BorderPac ^ | 05-23-2019 | Brian Hayes
    Pregnant Mexican national Isabel Lopez waits at BP checkpoint near Nogales, AZ by Brian Hayes For the first time ever, Border Patrol officers are returning pregnant migrants to Mexico -- most of them crossing the border in their 8th and 9th months of pregnancy -- and the media and Democrats are absolutely livid over it. Under the headline, “Pregnant women, other vulnerable asylum seekers are returned to Mexico to await hearings,” the Los Angeles Times described how President Donald Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” policy is reducing the ability of adventurous migrants to give birth in the United States: When Enma Hernandez crossed the...
  • Los Angeles Times: Border Agencies Return Pregnant Migrants to Mexico

    05/21/2019 7:38:06 AM PDT · by proust · 40 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 5/21/19 | Neil Munro
    Border officers are returning pregnant migrants to Mexico, according to the Los Angeles Times. Under the headline, “Pregnant women, other vulnerable asylum seekers are returned to Mexico to await hearings,” the Los Angeles Times described how President Donald Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” policy is reducing the ability of adventurous migrants to give birth in the United States:
  • Poll: Few support citizenship for anchor babies

    05/16/2019 8:54:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Hot ^ | May 16, 2019 | JAZZ SHAW
    Immigration, both legal and illegal, remains a hot debate topic as we move into the 2020 election season. One subject falling under that umbrella is the concept of anchor babies, i.e. children born in the United States to parents who are in the country illegally. Under the legal principle of jus soli (law of the soil), such children are determined to be citizens, often offering a foothold for the parents to remain in the country as well. But is that a popular position for Democrats to run on?Probably not as popular as you might think, despite the positive coverage such...
  • 'Accidental Americans' in France file discrimination lawsuit

    03/27/2019 11:10:16 PM PDT · by blueplum · 16 replies
    Reuters ^ | 27 Mar 2019 | Reporting by Emmanuel Jarry; Writing by Leigh Thomas; Editing by Matthias Blamont
    PARIS (Reuters) - More than 300 “accidental Americans” in France, French citizens who hold U.S. nationality only because they were born there, filed a discrimination lawsuit on Wednesday.... ...The AAA has more than 300 members and many have no personal attachment to the United States other than having been born there. Some do not even speak English. It estimates that there are more than 10,000 accidental Americans in France and up to 300,000 across Europe. While formally giving up U.S. citizenship is an option, it can be long and costly.