Census: Illegal Immigrant Baby Delivered Every 93 Seconds

Census: Illegal Immigrant Baby Delivered Every 93 Seconds

A debate has broken out in the Republican primary over birthright citizenship and illegal immigration as a whole. Rational people can debate over what the appropriate phrasing is, but this study shows why it’s become such an issue…

Census: Illegal Immigrant Baby Delivered Every 93 Seconds

One out of about every twelve newborns in the United States is an “anchor baby,” or the U.S.-born child of illegal migrants, according to a Pew Research Center study.

This means that one anchor baby is delivered every 93 seconds, based on the 2008 census data analyzed by the Pew.

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The cost on taxpayers is also alarming. As per the National Review:

71 percent of illegal-alien headed households with children received some sort of welfare in 2009, compared with 39 percent of native-headed houses with children. Illegal immigrants generally access welfare programs through their U.S.-born children, to whom government assistance is guaranteed. Additionally, U.S.-born children of illegal aliens are entitled to American public schools, health care, and more, even though illegal-alien households rarely pay taxes.

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