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US-born kids of migrants lose rights in Mexico

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dmcowen674

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7-18-2012

http://news.yahoo.com/us-born-kids-migrants-lose-rights-mexico-163418022.html

US-born kids of migrants lose rights in Mexico


First, they crossed illegally into the United States for work, found jobs, and had children. Then, they were caught and deported, or left on their own as the work dried up with the U.S. economic slump. Now they are back in Mexico with children who are American citizens by virtue of being born on U.S. soil.

Because of the byzantine rules of Mexican and U.S. bureaucracies, tens of thousands of those children without Mexican citizenship now find themselves without access to basic services in Mexico — unable to officially register in school or sign up for health care at public hospitals and clinics that give free check-ups and medicines.

It's a growing problem in Mexico as hundreds of thousands return home because of the sluggish U.S. job market and a record number of deportations.

Illegal migration of Mexicans to the U.S. is at its lowest level in decades, with more Mexicans now leaving the United States than entering it each year.

"The government doesn't care about what happens to the people who are coming back," said Maria del Rosario Leyva, who came back with her two U.S.-born children, a 3-year-old boy and a 5-year-old girl, from Santa Ana, California, last year after their father was deported.

In Washington, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has said that the U.S. government worries about U.S.-born offspring of migrants.



"Where are the children? What's going on with the children?" she said in an interview with The Arizona Republic newspaper.


The U.S.-born children who are brought back to Mexico have birth certificates and American passports, so they don't need anything else to prove they have citizen rights if they should go back to the U.S.
Leyva says her U.S.-citizen children will not stay in Mexico beyond childhood.


Her eyes moistened as she told of how they often ask when they will return to the United States.


"When they are old enough, they will leave," she said. "Their future is not here. Their children will have papers; the children of their children will also have papers. The problems will end."
 

zanejohnson

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lol it doesnt seem like we're doing anything wrong.. shit in fact.. we're the "bigger man" to give them amnesty.. am i right? c'mon everyone who wants to come I SAY!!! come on, lets both be great citizens of this great nation, the USA.

yes. lets do that. lets do that now.
 

iGas

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lol it doesnt seem like we're doing anything wrong.. shit in fact.. we're the "bigger man" to give them amnesty.. am i right? c'mon everyone who wants to come I SAY!!! come on, lets both be great citizens of this great nation, the USA.

yes. lets do that. lets do that now.
Some may say that the US is being the bigger man, but others saying it is ain't so.

This predicament essentially condemned the next generation of US citizens to poor healthcare and education. That will lead to a social drain on society once they return to US soil sick and with no education/mean to support themselves and family.
 

WackyDan

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Fault of their parents for coming here and creating anchor babies in the first place.
 

iGas

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Fault of their parents for coming here and creating anchor babies in the first place.
True that it is the fault of the parents, but Mexican wouldn't have come to America if there weren't a demand for cheap illegal labors.
 

OCGuy

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End the anchor baby program, bring our troops back from Germany and Afghanistan and let them hang out on our southern border....problem solved.
 

Double Trouble

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I'm sure someone will explain how the US is to blame for the parents coming here illegally and the Mexican laws that prevent the kids of the illegal immigrants from getting Mexican 'benefits' once the parents return.
 

Doppel

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This is of course Mexico's fault. Most civilized nations extend citizenship to children of parents even if the child isn't born there, even if it means they'll end up as dual citizens. If Mexico doesn't do this it's yet another reason to not want to ever be part of it.
 

Triumph

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Mexico allows "dual nationality" but not dual citizenship. Either way, I don't see the problem. More specifically, it isn't our problem.
 

rudder

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End the anchor baby program, bring our troops back from Germany and Afghanistan and let them hang out on our southern border....problem solved.
This.

Anchor babies are a goldmine of money for illegal immigrants. When the parents get busted it turns into a sob story about the children. Take away the incentive to break the law... it is that simple.
 
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