birth tourism

Immigration Fraud Marriage Attorney Sentenced in California

Immigration fraudster Jason Shiao was sentenced on Monday to two years in federal prison for posing as an attorney as part of a fraud scheme to match at least 87 foreign nationals, mostly citizens of China, seeking legal permanent resident status through arranged, fraudulent marriages to U.S. citizens.

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Dem. Rep. Chu: ‘Anchor Babies Is A Slur’

Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), the first Chinese-American woman elected to Congress, slammed GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush Tuesday for defending his use of the term “anchor baby” by arguing that the term “is more related to Asian people.”

U.S. Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) (2nd L) announces new legislation to protect a woman's right to abortion during a news conference with (L-R), U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) (C) and U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL) in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill November …

Expert: American Babies ‘Status Symbols’ for New Chinese Elite

Pregnant Chinese nationals have reportedly been coming to the United States for decades in order to give birth and claim U.S. citizenship for their children. Many newly-rich Chinese have done so not only to secure the benefits and protections that come with U.S. citizenship, but also, according to court documents and media reports, as a show of wealth and status.

‘Maternity Hotel’ Customers Still Likely to Give Birth in U.S.

Pregnant women from China discovered in California “Chinese birthing houses” could likely still give birth in the U.S. during the course of a massive investigation into multiple “maternity tourism” schemes. “Birth tourism” operations bring pregnant women into the U.S. for the purpose of giving birth on U.S. soil, giving their babies U.S. citizenship.

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