Astrid Silva, the 2014 receipent of the American Immigration Council’s Immigrant Youth...
Estimate: 1 US kid in 15 born to an illegal immigrant
Published on Thu, Aug 12, 2010
The Immigration Policy Center, an immigrant-rights organization in Washington, D.C., said in a news release that without data on children with two illegal parents, the report "offers no real clarity."
Whether the change would strip citizenship from one baby or 1 million, it's a mean-spirited plan that wouldn't help the country with its illegal-immigration issues, said Michele Waslin, senior policy analyst with the Immigration Policy Center. Waslin also said calling these children "anchor babies" is both offensive and inaccurate.
Published in the Arizona Daily Star | Read Article