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Los Angeles County ´Birth
Tourism´ Complaints Spike

ABC News, by Alyssa Newcomb

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Posted By:MissMolly, 1/30/2013 5:19:13 AM

Complaints have spiked over "birth tourism" in Los Angeles County, with 60 alleged maternity hotels being reported in the past month, according to a report by the county planning department. Authorities have found it difficult to gain access to the alleged maternity hotels and verify suspicions. So far, they have been able to inspect only seven, and found that three of them were in violation of zoning codes. The surge in complaints comes after a high-profile campaign was waged to shut down a "maternity mansion" in neighboring San Bernadino County. Previously, the commission had reported 15 complaints

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: provide, 1/30/2013 6:38:12 AM     (No. 9147813)

Doing the work native born won´t do.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: rolfnader, 1/30/2013 7:03:39 AM     (No. 9147852)

Perhaps they should tell the county inspectors that cigarettes might be in use inside the buildings

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MDConservative, 1/30/2013 7:55:40 AM     (No. 9147934)

Part of "immigration reform" should be the end of "birth citizenship" for any child. At the least should require one-parent citizenship or "green card" status.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 1/30/2013 8:02:01 AM     (No. 9147951)

The "anchor baby" business is thriving everwhere, including here in Boston. But many of the mothers do not have to pay for anything but their transportation to the US because they are immediately given generous welfare benefits. We are a nation of saps.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: saguni, 1/30/2013 7:55:00 PM     (No. 9149447)

So, was the phrase subject to the jurisdiction thereof of the Fourteenth Amendment ever adjudicated in a Superior Court to mean "breathing on US land" to allow non-citizens--who have not already applied to immigrate and received a visa indicating such status--to give birth to "native citizens" simply by breathing the air above US territory.

Is it now time to clarify through court action if the meaning of that phrase actually means subject to (and obeying) the laws--including immigration laws--of this nation?


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