anchor baby


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anchor baby

A baby born in a particular country who, as a result of citizen rights created at the time of his or her birth, facilitates the entry and immigration of the child’s relatives into the country.
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Lederer J (2013) 'Anchor baby': A conceptual explanation for pejoration.
Tobar H (2011) 'Anchor baby' myth is pure fear-mongering.
Macker, who also served as former Chief Financial and Business Affairs Officer for the Emmy Awards for 6 years, and as Production Executive who oversaw all Merv Griffin Productions, including the "Merv Griffin Show," and created, produced and sold CBS's "Keep Talking" with Billy Crystal, has now joined forces with Shamus Entertainment to produce all three in-house projects in pre-production: the feature comedies "Anchor Baby" and "Beach Cougar Gigolo," as well as the "Freedom Town" television series.
"Anchor Baby," "Big Trouble in Little China" meets "Born in East L.A," is a feature family comedy film about a Tommy's insatiable quest for normalcy in the chaotic world of the Asian-American assimilation experience.
Yeah, sure, but now that we know that Obama is a biracial anchor baby for racial tolerance, surely he can be impeached, or something.
THE ANCHOR BABY PROHIBITIONIST CAN CERTAINLY FIND anecdotal evidence to support their broad suspicions, but most of the people having children in America, whatever their legal or visa status, do so because they are open to life and want to be a family together.
Third, let us revisit the "anchor baby" legal loophole.
The anchor baby can then sponsor its non-citizen family to come to Canada to settle.
It's an outdated amendment that needs to be changed to eradicate the "anchor baby" provision.
It calls for repeal of the Federal Reserve Act and the "anchor baby" loophole used to provide legal status within our nation for border crossers.