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Anchor Baby

Birther Issue Dogs Ted Cruz, Days From Iowa Caucuses

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics

FENTON, Iowa -- Three days before the crucial Iowa caucuses, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) still finds himself answering questions over his eligibility to r...

Opinion: 'Anchor Baby' Is the New 'Crack Baby' | Posted 09.01.2016 | Black Voices

Bush and Trump's refusal to apologize for this racist-baiting is reprehensible. Placing children at the center of political debate and focusing on babies as emblematic of repugnant groups is dangerous, particularly when we live in a country where we recognize children as society's future.

American Heritage Dictionary Redefines "Anchor Baby" as "Offensive" and "Disparaging"

Mary Giovagnoli | Posted 02.05.2012 | Latino Voices
Mary Giovagnoli

While the origins are not reflected in the definition, characterizing the term as both "offensive" and "disparaging" says volumes about how it is used in real life.

Weekly Diaspora: Why Arizona's Birthright Bill is Bad for the Economy

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger Arizona lawmakers are expected to introduce an "anchor baby" bill today that would deny birthright ...

My Grandmother the Family Anchor ... Baby

Lila Nordstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lila Nordstrom

Every family that has moved to the United States, at some point, gives birth to an anchor baby. It's no use isolating recent immigrants and their children as some vague harmful group.

Weekly Diaspora: Has Obama Failed the Immigration Reform Movement?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
The Media Consortium

by Catherine Traywick, Media Consortium blogger After signing a controversial $600 million border security bill last week, President Barack Obama is d...

Toro Toro!

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Arizona's Next Immigration Target: Children Of Illegals

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Anchor babies" isn't a very endearing term, but in Arizona those are the words being used to tag children born in the U.S. to illegal immigrants. Whi...