The CBO Admits that Anchor Babies Are a Problem

Not only are there millions of anchor babies, but unless something changes there will be even more anchor babies in the next ten years.

There are 4.5 million anchor babies now and over half million more coming in the next decade if nothing is done to change the system and end “chain migration.”

So, the questions are:

  1. Is Donald Trump going to fight to change our current immigration law?
  2. Are Republicans going to fight to prevent Donald Trump from doing so?

Breitbart reports, “CBO: At Least 4.5M Anchor Babies in U.S.

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There are an estimated 4.5 million United States-born children who were given birthright citizenship despite at least one of their parents being an illegal alien.

These children are commonly known as “anchor babies,” as they are able to eventually bring an unlimited number of foreign relatives to the U.S. through the process known as “chain migration.”


According to the CBO, there are 4.5 million anchor babies in the U.S. under the age of 18-years-old. This estimate does not include the potentially millions of anchor babies who are older than 18-years-old.

Unless there is drastic immigration reform, “the CBO estimates that at least another 600,000 anchor babies will be born” in the next decade.

Here is Harry Reid talking about the issue of anchor babies in 1993:

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Joe Scudder is the "nom de plume" (or "nom de guerre") of a fifty-ish-year-old writer and stroke survivor. He lives in St Louis with his wife and still-at-home children. He has been a freelance writer and occasional political activist since the early nineties. He describes his politics as Tolkienesque.

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