Accuracy in Media

Another major flaw in the Senate immigration bill is the failure to repeal the provision that babies born to illegal aliens in the U.S. get automatic U.S. citizenship. This is known as birthright citizenship.

Birthright citizenship is one of the media’s powerful tools to advance the Senate immigration bill. The media use young children, even babies, as showpieces, arguing that if the government does not legalize, or grant amnesty to their parents, then these children will be left without mothers and fathers if their parents are deported. It’s one sob story after another.

An example was a May 20, 2007, article in the Washington Post Style section using a color half-page photo that covered the entire upper fold of the front page with the picture of a young girl crying while being held in her mother’s arms. The photo ran with the headline “Poster Child.” It showed a March 7 photo of 2-year-old Tomasa Mendez, “crying in her mother’s arms because her father was suspected of being in the U.S. illegally…” Mendez was born here; her parents were not. Her father was taken into custody by immigration authorities for doing illegal work at a Massachusetts clothing factory that makes backpacks for U.S. military personnel. The implication however was clear–that her father, and perhaps her mother, might be deported, and the poor child would be left behind.

The Post and Illegals

Notice that the Post says her father was “suspected” of being in the U.S. illegally when there is absolutely no doubt he and his wife entered the country illegally and had this child. We can’t even expect the basic facts of the story from the Post because they tend to make the parents look bad. And sympathy for illegals is a given at this paper. The Post, of course, is the paper associated with the Philip L. Graham Fund, which provided funds to Casa de Maryland, an illegal alien support group.

The Post exploits the little girl, Tomasa, and calls her photo “iconic” of the immigration debate, rather than use photos of illegal aliens climbing over border fences, or of illegal alien terrorists that were responsible for planning terrorist attacks here on U.S. soil, or of illegal alien sex predators, or of the illegal aliens that commit crimes here in the U.S.

This is the face–a crying girl–that pro-illegal alien supporters and illegal aliens themselves are using to support their cause. The Post even claims that Tomasa has come to “symbolize” the national debate on immigration. According to the Post, “thousands of posters and fliers featuring Tomasa’s tearful visage” have been made to influence the public and Congress and that the same photo was used on “placards carried by marchers at immigrant-rights rallies from Denver to New York to Washington.”

But Tomasa is not the face of immigrant rights; she is the child of illegal aliens. Tomasa lives in New Bedford, Massachusetts, and on March 6, ICE agents raided a factory there and detained 361 workers that the Post calls “suspected of being in this country illegally,” including Tomasa’s father, Hector Mendez. The factory that the U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) raided where 361 suspected illegal aliens were working was Michael Bianco Inc.

This is not a case of innocent until proven guilty. Tomasa’s mother Dominga asked the Post to not print her last name, which is different from her husband’s, “for fear that authorities would detect her own undocumented status.” In other words, she’s an illegal, too. Dominga and Hector came to the U.S. from Guatemala six years ago, and had Tomasa on U.S. soil, making her a U.S. citizen. They are responsible for their own plight. They knowingly violated U.S. laws.

A spokesperson for ICE, Pat Reilly, responded to the Post’s insinuation that the government is to blame for the girl’s predicament. Reilly said, “You should look back to the decision the parents made in coming to this country without legal status.”

The Plan

These families knew exactly what they were doing when they came to the U.S. and had a child born on U.S. soil. And we know and understand exactly what they’re doing. For illegal immigrants, having a child born in the U.S. becomes the Golden Ticket to staying here in this country. Numbers USA calls these children of illegal alien mothers “anchor babies” because they become eligible to sponsor for legal immigration most of their relatives, including their illegal-alien mothers, when they turn 21 years of age, thus becoming the U.S. “anchor” for an extended immigrant family.

Although birthright citizenship was never intended to be the law of the land, and is a flawed interpretation of the 14th Amendment, birthright citizenship accounts for more than 380,000 children each year, born to illegal alien mothers that become citizens simply because their mothers gave birth on U.S. soil.

However, even this figure could be low. The Federation for Immigration Reform (FAIR) estimates there are between 287,000 and 363,000 children born to illegal aliens each year. These numbers are based on the crude birth rate of the total foreign-born population (33 births per 1,000) and official estimates of the size of the illegal alien population–between 8.7 and 11 million.

However, the Bear Stearns investment firm and others have concluded that the actual number of illegal aliens in the United States could be as high as 20 million. When using the higher estimate of 20 million illegal immigrants and FAIR’s 33 births per 1,000, this would roughly double FAIR’s estimate to approximately 574,000 to 726,000 anchor babies born in the U.S. each year.

Having a child born in the U.S. does not prevent the illegal alien mother or father from being deported. But this rarely occurs, especially for the illegal alien mother. Numbers USA reports that “In some cases, immigration judges make exceptions for the parents on the basis of their U.S.-born children and grant the parents legal status. In many cases, though, immigration officials choose not to initiate removal proceedings against illegal aliens with U.S.-born children, so they simply remain here illegally.”

The real solution is for the illegal alien parents to return to their native countries with their children. That avoids the potential or theoretical problem of deportation.

Focusing on another such case, Dimitri Vassilaros of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review asks, “…is there even one American standing in the way of an alien family leaving intact to return to its country of origin? Deportation threatens unity only when a foreigner would rather be here illegally than back home preserving his family. Many Americans believe in traditional family values. It’s too bad more illegals don’t.”

Illegal aliens have a child in the U.S., according to Professors Peter Schuck and Rogers Smith, because “The present guarantee under American law of automatic birthright citizenship to the children of illegal aliens can operate…as one more incentive to illegal migration and violation by nonimmigrant aliens already here [.] When this attraction is combined with the powerful lure of the expanded entitlements conferred upon citizen children and their families by the modern welfare state, the total incentive effect of birthright citizenship may well become significant.”

Exploiting America

The provision is being used by people all over the world. According to Numbers USA, “Thousands of pregnant women who are about to deliver come to the United States each year from countries as far away as South Korea and as near as Mexico so that they can give birth on U.S. soil.” These expectant mothers come either on legal travel visas or illegally across the border, but the purpose is always the same: “Once the child is born, they get a U.S. birth certificate and passport for the child, and their future link to this country is established and irreversible.”

To compound this problem, those mothers who illegally enter the U.S. to have their anchor babies have little to no health insurance. But they will not be turned away from hospitals because the law requires that they be treated. All uninsured people, regardless of citizenship, receive medical care in hospital emergency rooms under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act of 1985 (EMTALA). The act requires hospitals to treat any patient that enters an emergency room for “emergency care,” which can include anything from a cough to drug addiction to a gunshot wound to depression to being HIV-positive. The Act requires emergency rooms to treat anyone that comes in, but does not require patients to pay for their care.

Instead, the costs are passed on to the American taxpayers and those with health insurance through rising premiums. Some hospitals can’t afford the care for the illegals.

According to Marjorie Greenfield, MD, on the Dr. Spock website, in 2001 the average cost of having a baby in the U.S. ranged from $6,000 to $8,000 for a normal vaginal delivery and $10,000 to $12,000 for a cesarean birth. If the $8,000 cost is used for 2007 births, and all 380,000 babies born to illegal immigrants in the U.S. all had normal deliveries, this would cost hospitals around the country approximately $3 billion. But if there are 726,000 anchor babies born in the U.S. each year, the cost skyrockets to nearly $6 billion.

And if there are any complications with the pregnancy, or if the child is born prematurely and needs to be admitted into a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the cost rises by tens of thousands of dollars.

Illegal alien mothers aren’t the only ones benefiting. There are reports that some pregnant Mexicans are entering the U.S. for the sole purpose of giving birth and having the costs paid for by Americans. A survey conducted by the University of California found that of new Hispanic mothers in California border hospitals, 15 percent had crossed the border specifically to give birth.


It has been argued that the legal basis for birthright citizenships derives from the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Although the original intent of the 14th Amendment was to give former slaves citizenship after the Civil War including the right to due process, the Amendment has gone on to have far-reaching implications beyond the intent of the writers. The specific part that is being used to justify birthright citizenship comes from Section 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment which states, “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside.”

The question though is whether illegal aliens are “subject to the jurisdiction thereof.” Illegal aliens do not have the right to vote in federal elections, do not have to register for the draft, and do not pay taxes, unlike American citizens, because they are foreign nationals living within the borders of the United States. However, supporters of birthright citizenship claim that the phrase “subject to the jurisdiction” of the United States has no real meaning and is just another way of saying “born in the United States.” For illegal alien supporters, they believe the Fourteenth Amendment requires that any child born on U.S. soil be granted U.S. citizenship.

However, as Numbers USA points out, scholars “have looked to the original Senate debate over the Fourteenth Amendment to determine its meaning. They conclude that the authors of the Fourteenth Amendment did NOT want to grant citizenship to every person who happened to be born on U.S. soil.”

Numbers USA concludes that “The jurisdiction requirement was added to the original draft of the Fourteenth Amendment by the Senate after a lengthy and acrimonious debate. In fact, Senator Jacob Merritt Howard of Michigan proposed the addition of the phrase specifically because he wanted to make clear that the simple accident of birth in the United States was not sufficient to justify citizenship…Sen. Howard said that ‘this will not, of course, include persons born in the United States who are foreigners, aliens, who belong to the families of ambassadors or foreign ministers accredited to the Government of the United States, but will include every other class of persons.'”

Even though it is a misinterpretation of a Constitutional amendment passed almost 40 years ago, the Supreme Court has never decided the issue. According to Numbers USA, the closest the Supreme Court has come to ruling on the matter was “a case involving the U.S.-born child of lawful permanent residents in which, of course, it held the child to be a U.S. citizen.” Therefore, without a ruling by the Supreme Court, or congressional action to end this practice, the status quo remains and anyone born on U.S. soil even though their mother is not subject to the jurisdiction of the United States will continue to be given citizenship.

Time for Action

The practice of birthright citizenship has been all but done away with in the industrial world. According to the New York Times, in June, 2004, Ireland, which was the last country in the European Union to still grant citizenship to anyone born in the country regardless of where the parents come from, overwhelmingly approved a plan to do away with a constitutional provision granting automatic Irish citizenship to any child born in Ireland. The United Kingdom, which has struggled with a growing Muslim and Southeast Asian population, ended birthright citizenship in 1981. Due to immigration pressures, it restricted birthright citizenship to requiring that one parent be a legal resident.

Rep. Nathan Deal (R-GA) introduced H.R. 1940, the Birthright Citizenship Act of 2007, which would eliminate birthright citizenship for the children born to illegal aliens in the United States by limiting the granting of such citizenship to the children of: U.S. citizens or nationals; lawful permanent resident aliens residing in the United States; and aliens performing active service in the armed forces. On April 19, 2007 the bill was referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. The bill has only 46 co-sponsors in the U.S. House, listed here.

No “reform” of the immigration system will be complete without the provisions of the Deal bill becoming law. But the media, led by the illegal alien-supporting Washington Post, will fight any such change every step of the way.

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  • JOSE

    Some of these people that post must really be dropouts because they can’t spell simple words and use too many cuss words, and they spell them wrong too. Why scream your head off because we can’t hear you at all. Be nice and write something positive that we can understand because cuss words we hear daily from people like you.

  • Anthony Navarro

    What has humanity become? Have any of you stopped to realise that theses ‘spics you are talking about and putting down also have a beating heart and a brain and emotions. Does no one but me still have any regaurd for human life, these are people we are talking about our fellow brothers and sisters and many of them are great people who would never harm anyone. If you’re so tired of paying for their welfare then vote for welfare to be revoked, this is a republic correct? But wait that would mean that many of your families wouldn’t get their food stamps every month or wouln’t get the medi-care benefits you all enjoy now. There are just as many caucasian families on welfare as their are mexican families if not more. So get the wefare revoked maybe it’ll give you a little sample at what these PEOPLE have to go through.

  • Great blog, thanks for sharing!

  • ingli ONLY

    Obama does not care about the rule-of-law. His concept is overstep the Constitution, do whatever it takes to destroy, destroy, destroy our system. Protecting America is not on his radar. He will not be happy until the 3rd world countries are in a position to bail us out and we are praying 5 times a day.

  • Judyzap11

    2 of my friends that live in Arizona went to school for years to become a nurse…because of the illegal mexican women leaching from the working tax payers, and the stinking hospitals not turning them away, the hospital closed, the illegals don’t pay, they just come to drop their liters here.

  • I think that you hit right on with your article. I wish that people would stop making a big deal but everyone has an opinion and mine is that anchor babies could possibly drag our economy even further down.

  • Susan

    Yes, I can tell by your remarkable use of the English language that you are a friggin’ Einstein,yall! Well it’s nice to know that American taxpayer money didn’t go to waste edumecatin such a brilliant mind!

  • Susan

    I, as an American taxpayer, do not want my taxes funding border-jumpers and their offspring! Apparently you have the mind of a socialist,who believes that Americans are responsible for the inadequacies of humanity. I have no problem with those who come here LEGALLY. So you think ‘stupid laws of who can be where’ are meaningless-then I suppose you won’t mind a few dozen illegals kickin’ it at your place,rent free,right? Uh,yeah,I thought not! Your view of the world is cotton candy clouds,skittle rainbows,and I’m sure you can hear a faint version of ‘kumbaya’ rising from your lib-lab, underdeveloped mentality.

  • Susan

    Actually, they don,t work their asses off! I,myself have had the displeasure of having to work with illegals,and their working hard is a fallacy. The lower wages you speak of are supplemented by the collection of food stamps and A.F.D.C. they collect, to pay for their litters of children.Americans have fewer children,that THEY support! Illegals also get paid under the table,which of course, no taxes are being collected.They also aren’t doing jobs ‘Americans don’t want’,another lie! I have done landscaping(which I might add has been taken over by illegals,because they don’t pay city,state,or any sort of taxes giving them an unfair advantage &,breaking U.S. laws again)I have also done years of construction,and witnessed mistake after mistake made by so- called hard working illegals.I can work 90% of them under the table,and I’m a woman!Oh,and I also wouldn’t attempt to sell tamales illegally either.I’m sure the illegals peddling them in parking lots have had their kitchens inspected,have food handlers cards,and pay income tax like all good law abiding citizens ?.They scam our system from every angle,yet cry baby liberals who wouldn’t and couldn’t accept the ‘facts’ continue to wear blinders ,Your minds are only developed enough to absorb nonsense.Oh and by the way,if they are as hardworking as you claim,then why have they done nothing with all the natural resources found in Mexico?Well,it must be all those siestas!

  • Susan

    Well unlike Americans, who collect assistance,the fellow brothers and sisters you refer to,haven’t paid a single penny into the system!.Americans can’t afford to foot the bill for these interlopers.I don’t know if any of you bleeding hearts have noticed,BUT OUR ECONOMY IS COLLAPSING!I’m not sure if you understand math,but if it’s anything like your grasp of the English language,explaining simple economics to you, would be futile.There’s more going out, than is coming in folks!Was that simple enough for your feeble mind?Americans come first!The U.S. donates billions of dollars to countries around the globe,and rush to their aid during any disaster.As far as I am concerned,the American dollar is being stretched to it’s limits.If you feel so strongly about it,why don’t you donate your income to charity?Oh,wait a minute,you like all the other liberals want to dump that burden on everybody but you.And by the way,I don’t care what nationality illegals are,get out of my country if you can’t follow the rules!

  • Susan

    The meaning of the 14th Amendment DOES NEED TO BE ALTERED! If any of the morons in this country would bother reading the Constitution,they would realize that the Amendment was written for one distinct purpose.It was written right on the heels of ‘The Emancipation Proclamation’. The Amendment’s purpose was to give citizenship to freed black slaves and their children,not so any Maria,Consuelo,or Veronica can jump our border,pop out a kid,and it would be American!

  • The bottom line is, all illegals must be rounded up and deported immediately, English must be established as the only language in the USA and all references to Spanish must be removed.

  • Joey


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  • Don

    Someone’s butt-hurt.

  • RazzBarry1

    Illegal aliens DO NOT do jobs Americans won’t do. They do jobs Americans on Welfare should be doing. Everything you have written exposes you as a fool. You seem to know nothing about the subject other than the lies repeated by those who want open borders.

    I and my forefathers fought and bleed to build this country into a place others from around the world would admire. Those coming illegally, and their forefathers, built cesspools where not even they wish to live. A country can only be as great as its people, because it’s the people who make it what it is. I don’t want to live in a Latin American country, if you do, move to one. Last time I looked there were about thirty. Thirty countries illegal aliens passed up to come to one of, what, two English speaking countries in the Western Hemisphere.

  • RazzBarry1

    They have no concern for our lives. They don’t care that they are taking money from my pocket. They don’t care that their children are eating food that was paid for by me, rightfully belonging to my children. They use what I built and don’t even say thank you. All they do is demand more. Let them go home and turn their countries into a place they would want to raise their children, rather than steal from my children.

  • RazzBarry1

    I built the country. I and my forefathers. It is for those who paid in blood sweat and tears to create this country, who should be the deciders of who comes here and has children. It certainly shouldn’t be those who turned their countries into places people want to escape from. Or someone who has so little love for this great county, that they would rather have their child born in Mexico than have it born here. I hope you had your child there and you decided to stay.

  • Fantazunique

    Thank you so much for posting this. Like you, I do not mind when someone seeking a better life for themselves and their families come to this country legally and obey all the laws. Your friend Rick is a shinning example of a hard working man who treated his neighbor better than he was treated. Good for him and God bless.

  • MonkeySpic

    Illegal spics come into America for welfare. These lazy slobs don’t work, they lay on theirbback all day and their children are ugly mutants.

  • Your a dumb ass.

    Someone is retarted and its you don.

  • JeanneD

    Immigrants from every sector of the world must be considered for citizenship and not only those from the southern border regions.
    They should be granted entrance, other than a guest visa, only on a as needed basis. The country needs to be accountable and avoid over population

  • Alfred Beronio

    How about obeying God’s “suggestions” (called the Ten Commandments) and stop fornicating with your boyfriend? Babies born in your circumstances have a much higher chance of being public wards when they grow up. thanks so much for your contribution to our great society.

  • didi

    The 14th amendment did not establish the right of citizenship at birth if born in the USA of “free” children. That right was much older. If there had been no 14th amendment then every child born in the USA today is a US natural citizen regardless of the nationality of its parents. A Supreme Court ruling has confirmed that right for children born here of Chinese parents.

    It all goes back to the venerated Founding Fathers who did not change the right of British citizenship at birth in the Colonies regardless of the citizenship of parents when the British Colonies abjured King George II and created the USA. That birth-right was merely switched from British to American. Nothing was changed for slaves (1). The Founding Fathers are to blame for our current nationality by birth law and no one else.
    (1) who were, however, already free in the British homeland in Europe.

  • didi

    You are so hilariously wrong. The 14th amendment has nothing to do with the right of citizenship at birth of a child born in the USA today. That right is much older than the 14th amendment. In fact it is now more than 200 years old. It was established by the so-called Founding Fathers. No, not in the constitution but by common law.
    If you want to change that you would need a new amendment not an alteration of the 14th amendment. The textbook example of how that is done is the repeal but not alteration of the prohibition amendment. Any moron in this country would know how that was done.

  • didi

    Illegal entry into the USA is a misdemeanor punishable by extradition.

  • didi

    The 14th amendment changed absolutely nothing at that time for the citizenship of children born to free parents. Not one of these free parents sighed: “thanks heavens that the citizenship of our child is now secure”. That right had been secure for almost 80 years. Since there are no longer children born to slaves in the USA today it does not matter whether the 14th amendment was or was not legally ratified. Hence all children born in the USA today are citizens at birth regardless of the status of their parents. Who is to blame? The Founding Fathers! Based on what? British common law adopted by these founding papas. That is for example why president J.Q. Adams who was first a naturally born British citizen eventually became a naturally born US citizen. If he had not he would never have been qualified for the US presidency. The 14th amendment merely confirmed the birthright to former slaves that all others already had.
    Incidentally the CSA had exactly the same birthright law as the USA. If you were born in the CSA you were a citizen of the CSA.

  • didi

    The US government does not give the birth citizenship to anyone born in the USA hence cannot withhold it from anyone in the USA.

  • didi

    No more tacos? No more enchiladas? No more mariachi’s? No more tres leches cakes? No more flan? And what about the numerous cities with Mexican names in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California? No Los Angeles! Or San Francisco! Or San Antonio! Ouch!

  • Julian Castro

    I’m tired of all the wining and nagging about immigration, some people like to think that that we are being somehow victimized by this immigrants, the truth is that we created this problem ourselves, we pretend we don’t want them here but we give them jobs, we let them rent housing, send their kids to school, open bank accounts and pay taxes making them part of our economy because we need them. Our attitude towards the issue is hypocritical because we fail to put the blame where it is, in the people and companies that profit from the cheap labor and the government that has done nothing to address the problem. As Americans have better access to education, less children and focus more in white collar jobs there would be more immigration in the future as the immigrants are replacing the low class in the country.

  • Julian castro

    If the immigrants don’t pay hospitals is because they’re not allowed to buy medical insurance or apply for credit, most of us don’t pay for a hospital stay in cash

  • Julian Castro

    And the $100,000 question… Who’s gonna clean the toilets? Can we get blacks to do it again? Or like Europe, Canada and Australia should we allow Muslim immigrants from Africa and the middle east to come and do it?

  • Julian castro

    Every immigrant that comes to the country weather is from Asia, Canada, Europe, Russia Israel etc. Overstay their tourist visa and then apply for residency here, sometimes thru marriage and that is more Ilegal then jumping the border because it’s lying to the government. The US doesn’t have a process to legalize someone outside the US unless it’s thru marriage

  • Julian castro

    How has the job market changed that we don’t need unskilled workers? This doesn’t make sense, I do agree that the propagation (not imposition) of Spanish keeps the immigrants from integrating into society, but most immigrants never went to school so it’s harder for them to learn English

  • Julian Castro

    Your comment is straight out racist and belongs in a racist site, that you are sooo concerned about where your taxes go it’s ridiculous, and so is your interpretation of socialism

  • Julian Castro

    This country was built by immigrants, (everyone knows that) 60% of Americans are descendents of European Immigrants wich were consider back then by the government to be mentally inferior.

  • Julian Castro

    Lol the ignorance created by am news and talk show hosts. No one can ignore he constitution t

  • Julian Castro

    There are no anchor babies that’s an old tale undocumented parents of us citizens can’t apply for a legal resident status til the child is 21 and then the process takes many years, the child has rights but the parents dont

  • RazzBarry1

    “Mentally inferior”? Please, provide a link to this information.

  • William Carney

    Anchor baby is a false issue. No one proposes expelling these babies. Their parents are illegal and subject to expulsion. The parents can choose whether the children stay or go. The children, as citizens, can return to the US.whenever they choose.

  • William Carney

    Our forefathers came here for religious freedom from those were inferior (if more powerful) than them. Learno our history.

  • 1Gandydancer

    “How has the job market changed that we don’t need unskilled workers?”

    Well, 90+ per cent of America used to work in agriculture and manufacturing. For the current situatioin, check out the relationship between education and employment here:

  • 1Gandydancer

    “…that you are sooo concerned about where your taxes go…”

    Yeah, no need to be soooo concerned about that. It’s racist.

  • 1Gandydancer

    So, the reason they’re broke is that the money saved on medical insurance premiums went… where?

  • 1Gandydancer

    Immigrants residing in the United States and their share of the total U.S. population over time, 1850-2013

    Not over 5% until early 1980s. Triple that now.

  • 1Gandydancer

    Yeah, we all got together and decided to turn California into Mexifornia. Because the new population is so open and loving (of us in particular) and smart. Explains perfectly why it’s so run down and broke.

  • 1Gandydancer

    above: “Having a child born in the U.S. does not prevent the illegal alien mother or father from being deported. But this rarely occurs, especially for the illegal alien mother. Numbers USA reports that “In some cases, immigration judges make exceptions for the parents on the basis of their U.S.-born children and grant the parents legal status. In many cases, though, immigration officials choose not to initiate removal proceedings against illegal aliens with U.S.-born children, so they simply remain here illegally.””

  • 1Gandydancer

    Clean your own damn toilets.

  • Guest

    Wouldn’t these anchor babies be dual citizens? Wouldn’t they have the same rights in their parents’ homeland as in the US? So why should they stay in the USA then and not go back with their parents? They can choose to come back as adults if they wish but until they reach the age of 18, they need to stay with their parents in their parents native land.

  • Guest

    YOU are the exception. NOT the rule. Since you are so proud to be a child of mexican immigrants why don’t you go hang out with all your people! There are PLENTY who have stolen their way into the USA and who would LOVE to see your BLONDE HAIR while they rape you and parents MONEY after they get done! Do NOT pretend that illegal immigrants are a positive thing! If you cannot come here LEGALLY then you do NOT belong here. PERIOD. Go back to your family’s native land that you are so proud of being from.

  • Quest for Truth

    So….has little Tomasa Mendez and her criminal parents been deported yet? What the liberals PC whiners fail to realize is that while Tomasa is an “anchor baby” she is also a LEGAL CITIZEN of MEXICO, just like HER PARENTS! There is no reason not to send her back to her native land with her parents! If you are here ILLEGALLY then pack your bags bishes!!! You will be giving the US your biometrics to be stored in an instantly accessible database and told that if you try to ILLEGALLY sneak back into the USA then you will be arrested the minute you touch US soil and sent IMMEDIATELY back to MEXICO. If you continue to attempt ILLEGAL immigration into the USA then you will be SHOT ON SITE once your identity is confirmed!

    Anyone who has a problem with this strict immigration policy of the wall that WILL be built on the US Southern border needs to go right now and read what happens to those who sneak INTO Mexico! You also need to read what Mexico is doing to THEIR OWN Southern border!