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Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Anti-Immigration Lobby Targets Babies


“The next big immigration battle centers on illegal immigrants’ offspring, who are granted automatic citizenship like all other babies born on American soil. Arguing for an end to the policy, which is rooted in the 14th Amendment of the Constitution, immigration hard-liners describe a wave of migrants … stepping across the border in the advanced stages of pregnancy to have what are dismissively called ‘anchor babies.’” (New York Times)

What are they afraid of?

FEE Timely Classic
“The Freedom to Move” by Oscar W. Cooley and Paul L. Poirot