Originally Posted by Ducman69
Again, please explain to me like you would a child how illegal-immigration and anchor baby laws benefit me as an American citizen. We have shown the factual costs, please demonstrate the benefit. Otherwise, if there are clear tangible costs, and no benefit, then it is clearly not in the best interest of the United States to continue a net negative immigration policy.
So first hand accounts from an illegal alien that crossed to have her child here that said that is specifically why she and others she knows cross the border, the fact that the documented numbers are so very high clearly demonstrating that its a matter of fact that very many do, and even a word for word quote from the CEO of a border-town hospital are not good enough for you? What kind of evidence would satisfy you?
Ok, you still don't get my point that "anchor-baby law" doesn't exist, and "anchor-baby" is a myth, do you? Since it doesn't exist, it doesn't benefit or doesn't hurt you, because.... well... simply it doesn't exist
As I said, read the LAW. In there you will see that the child can not petition for an illegal parent - therefore, this whole anchor-baby debacle is load.
As far as moving back to Mexico, then moving back here..... well, doesn't work that way either - the child has to prove US residency to start proceedings. He/She can not reside in Mexico. So underwater your theory goes.....
The only thing that this law gives, is the US citizen rights for the child
, and the rights for her to petition her immediate family to immigrate - provided, again, these immigrants have not violated immigration laws in the past.
So, again, Bogus.
I truly looking at the numbers, can not see the difference in between immigration of pregnant and not pregnant woman, men and woman to be able to tell that these so called "anchor-babies" make a difference at all.
At the moment that you prove to me that pregnant woman immigrate more than non pregnant woman, or more than men, I will give you some points.
I will tell you in what this law makes a positive difference to me though: This law gives any child born in the US soil US citizenship, therefore, all US citizenship rights - and children, doesn't matter if red, black, green, or blue on the face, should be well fed, healthy and well educated. Because, you Ducman want it or not, they are the future generation of this country, and as well fed, well educated, they will have the best chances to provide a better future to this country. I am sorry, but I care about this, and could care less if these children, getting these health benefits are coming from legal or illegal parents - they are children, and should be taken care of - this is a good thing for ALL of us, for society - and I, my friend, am part of society.