Ask a Mexican: What is an Anchor Baby?

OC Weekly | September 30, 2008
In popular parlance, it's a term used by Know Nothings to deride the children of immigrants whom relatives can use to sponsor visas and other government goodies. Though the Know Nothings would love to have you believe only illegal Mexicans are capable of having anchor babies, cases like yours have been occurring since the days of Virginia Dare.

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