Birthright Tourism

Article author: 
Pawell Styma
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Article date: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020
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National Issues
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Birth tourism is a term which refers to the practice of foreign mothers-to-be traveling to the United States on tourist visas for the specific purpose of giving birth in the U.S. in order to obtain U.S. citizenship for their child. The secondary goal of the mother may be to eventually secure legal permanent resident status, also colloquially known as a “green card.” . . .