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A recent Center for Immigration Studies report estimates that 297,073 of the 3,971,146 births in the US in 2014 accrued to illegal immigrants, or 7.5% of the total.

This is a primarily Latino phenomenon. This is obvious just from the five states which, at more than 10%, have the highest percentage of births accruing to illegals: Nevada, California, Texas, New Jersey, Arizona. Or from the five major metro areas where births to illegals account for more than 15% of the total: LA, Las Vegas, San Jose/Sunnyvale, Dallas, and Houston.

In contrast, only 40,000 births (or 1% of the total) accrues to what is called “birth tourism” – people who come to the US for the express purpose of giving their newborn a US citizenship (with all the associated future tax obligations, though in all fairness I don’t see how the IRS can enforce them).

China accounts for perhaps a third of this number, while Russians number no more than 1,000.

Not only Russian, but even Chinese birth tourism is basically irrelevant next to the anchor baby phenomenon, which exceeds all birth tourism combined by an order of magnitude.

Birth tourism is rather expensive – the standard package for Eastern Europe costs around $20,000, which is equivalent to about 3 years of the official median Russian salary. So the people practicing this are almost all going to be rich Americanophiles. Rich, educated, and (almost by definition) unpatriotic. Almost certainly a majority of them are liberals who speak English, dislike PUTLER, vote for pro-Western candidates, etc. Moreover, 99% of these Chinese (Russians, etc.) birth tourists will promptly leave the US, saddling their unwitting offspring with restrictions on employment in Russian state institutions and tax obligations to Uncle Sam.

Finally, there’s also the banal fact that birth tourism is legal, while illegal immigration is… well, it’s there in the name. And I don’t seem to recall any “pleading the belly” law as relates to immigration status.

To recap:

  • Anchor babies to illegals: ~7.5% of US births
  • Legal birth tourists: ~1% of US births
  • Russian births at Bad Orange Man’s hotels: <0.025% of US births

Now guess which of the two the MSM are obsessed with as The Caravan approaches the borders.

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• Category: Race/Ethnicity • Tags: Fertility, Immigration, Russia, United States 
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  1. WHAT says:

    It seems what you wrote earlier about Constantinople starting schizm is coming to…I`m not sure fruition is the right word here.

    https://www.interfax.ru/world/636137

  2. g2k says:

    As someone from Europe who’d like to see the back of the US, I’m not sure what to make of this. On one hand, if Yanks get sufficiency diluted by foreigners then maybe they’ll f**k off out of other peoples’ countries, on the other hand their Hispanic politicians are as obnoxiously neocon/liberal intervenist as the wasps, catholics and jews they’re replacing, maybe even more so: Rubio, Cortez et al.

    • Replies: @Anonymous Jew
  3. Beckow says:

    There is a verse in the Bible, something like ‘…you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log in…‘.

    It is just ok to hate the Russians. It is accepted in a polite society and any inconsistencies are for the birds. Russians are the designated evil white people, and since there has to be a group that symbolizes the evil whites who else would it be? Serbs stepped up for a short time, but it was lame, too insignificant for real hatred. Then there are the assorted Belgians, or sometimes the French, but to really hate one has to have some credible fear, and who fears the Belgians?

    Everyone else is fully protected by colour, religion, geopolitical considerations. And to be fair, a lot of bad press in the West about the evil Russkies can be traced to the Russian emigres. If they hate their home country so much, why shouldn’t everybody else?

  4. @g2k

    The migrant crisis will eventually make America’s military interventions economically unsustainable. The average White is a net per capita positive – government revenue wise – of about $2,000. Asians even more. Hispanics are a net negative of about $7,000 and Blacks over $10,000 per capita in the red. Now consider that Blacks and Hispanics account for over 40% of all US births and imagine where we’ll be in a generation or two. Economic might is integral to military might.”Invite the world, invade the world” is not feasible on a long enough timeline because the two are interconnected.

    We’ll see what the Chinese do when they take over. Hopefully they’ll learn from the West’s demise. Don’t allow the mass immigration of low IQ people and never get involved in a land war in Asia.

  5. @Anonymous Jew

    That is why I think Japan is secretly run by nationalist political geniuses.

    They spent massively on infrastructure, and now their debt is so large they literally can’t afford to make either of the two classic blunders – they can’t invite the world or invade the world.

    And as an added bonus, they have really nice infrastructure.

    • Replies: @Mitleser
  6. Mitleser says:
    @John Gruskos

    They are starting to invite the world, though.
    The foreign population of Japan was never more numerous than now.

    • Replies: @jbwilson24
  7. AP says:

    Birth tourism is rather expensive – the standard package for Eastern Europe costs around $20,000, which is equivalent to about 3 years of the official median Russian salary. So the people practicing this are almost all going to be rich Americanophiles.

    My cousin in Moscow works in a managerial position in what I’ll vaguely call the security services (I told you what he did when we met). On a modest Russian government salary he managed to buy 2 Moscow apartments, a dacha, and a summer home on the Black Sea. He is rather anti-American and fiercely pro-Putin, and is estranged from his own brother in Ukraine due to recent events. I am friendly with him.

    His daughter just gave birth to an American anchor-baby at a resort-like condo complex with nurses, doctors, etc. on staff. She is staying there for about 6 months before returning to Moscow. So even patriots of the Russian state do this.

    • Replies: @Twinkie
    , @Anatoly Karlin
  8. @Anonymous Jew

    That sounds reasonable to me, albeit the US has the world’s reserve currency and is one of the seats of international Jewish power.

    The demographics indeed spell big problems, as they do in Sweden, the UK, Germany, etc. It’s like the international (((globalists))) want every country to turn into Brazil.

    • Replies: @Gman
  9. @Mitleser

    “They are starting to invite the world, though.
    The foreign population of Japan was never more numerous than now.”

    Not like the west. Japan is inviting guest workers into the country, on the basis of their skills and qualifications, from what I understand.

    They didn’t wave in 1.5 million ‘Syrians’ from Bangladesh, Chechnya, Afghanistan and the like.

    Let’s hope they act like the Koreans and put a limit on immigration.

  10. Excal says:

    In the US, the standard Most Evil Whites seem to have lately been Germans, US Southerners (especially low-class “rednecks”), and, in a milder degree, the English.

    Hatred for Germans is due, I suppose, to the peculiar form of socialism which prevailed in 1930s and 1940s Germany and the various troubles it caused. Also, a major part of the early immigrant stock in the US was German, so perhaps this is familiarity breeding contempt, or else it makes them safe to throw stones at.

    Hatred for Southerners dates from well before the movie Deliverance and will be found as early as the Constitutional Convention, but the Civil Rights era taught the general public in the US how to hate them properly.

    Hatred for the English probably derives from two sources: a lingering rivalry dating from some late-18th-century political disagreements, and a kind of inverted snobbery (not, of course, envy). As these memories are diluted and diminished over time, this lingering hatred will probably fade away.

    The Russians were of course considered enemies, but enemies deserving of respect: feared, certainly, but not exactly hated. This may have been coloured a bit by a sympathy for Communism long present in US politics, somewhat similar to that in the UK.

    The French have been both mocked and revered in the US; mockery of them tends to be unserious, but as memory of the role of the French in the various US wars fades, only the mockery may remain.

    The Serbs were briefly hated by people who watched Fox News in the 1990s. Even this is now largely forgotten and most in the US know almost nothing about them.

  11. Twinkie says:
    @AP

    So even patriots of the Russian state do this.

    Do insiders have more accurate information about the stability of the government?

    • Replies: @g2k
    , @AP
  12. Twinkie says:
    @Anonymous Jew

    The average White is a net per capita positive – government revenue wise – of about $2,000. Asians even more. Hispanics are a net negative of about $7,000 and Blacks over $10,000 per capita in the red.

    On iSteve, some commenters will occasionally rant and rave about how Asian immigrants come to the U.S. and suck up entitlements into which whites pay (“Chinese grandmas come to U.S. and get free healthcare and subsidized housing!”).

    Although I am ethnically East Asian and a naturalized American, I advocate a dramatic reduction in immigration. So I certainly share their goal in this regard. Nonetheless, I am annoyed that these people make up false arguments in support of the goal. Asians have the lowest entitlement usage rates in the U.S. They pay more into the system than they use, even when compared to whites.

    So oppose immigration (from Asia or elsewhere, for that matter) for the right reasons and based on accurate information, instead of making up fake facts.

  13. Rivka says:

    The American people have a right to know that Sunny Isles Florida is the main place Russians stay to give birth and that they stay in Trump branded properties. It’s legal at this time. No one is demonizihg the Russians, they are reporting on it because Trump says he’ll end it. I think he’s lying because he loves money above all else and probably profited off selling the said properties to Russians at wildly inflated prices.

    • Replies: @Digital Samizdat
  14. Gman says:
    @jbwilson24

    I think you said you were Canadian.

    What do you think of the University of Western Ontario?

    I know someone who’s planning on appplying there. Supposedly, the academic reputation is pretty solid, but it’s also very competitive (lots of Asians apparently). I think Trudeau referred to it as the “Harvard of Canada.”

  15. @Twinkie

    Asians have the lowest entitlement usage rates in the U.S. They pay more into the system than they use, even when compared to whites.

    I believe that is precisely what he said.

  16. g2k says:
    @Twinkie

    A US passport is useful for world travel even if you never have any intention of setting foot there.

  17. @AP

    Sure, my only point was that liberals probably do it more, as indicated by demographic correlates of unpatriotic attitudes. (Though in all fairness they would of necessity mostly do it on their own as opposed to stolen money). But yes, there’s no need to dig deep to find such behavior even amongst true kremlin elites.

    Converse example. While not nearly as hardcore cosmopolitan as birth tourism, the only Russian acquaintance who I know for sure has an account in Cyprus is a liberal journalist.

  18. Corvinus says:
    @Twinkie

    “Although I am ethnically East Asian and a naturalized American, I advocate a dramatic reduction in immigration. So I certainly share their goal in this regard.”

    LOL, of course you would take this stance since you are a “Paper American” who already secured his free stuff and gimmedats. You do not want competition for the bennies. Your position reminds me of a famous political cartoon.

    https://hti.osu.edu/opper/lesson-plans/immigration/images/looking-backward

    And, as you ought to know as a student of history, your kind was not even wanted here in the first place. You must go back.

  19. @Twinkie

    Yup, that’s what I said. I’ve seen the figures. Asians are less reliant on government services than Whites and they earn more (ie pay more taxes). From an economic/utilitarian perspective East and South Asian immigration has been a net positive. The same economic theory that argues that any working Mexican brick layer helps our economy (discounting government revenue) also holds that the more an immigrant makes, the more they benefit the economy.

    The reason for opposing immigration is simply that multiculturalism doesn’t work. One of my favorite examples is Canada and Quebec. They’re all rich White Christians and they were (and to some degree are still) at each others throats. Before the 1965 immigration act my Ellis Island immigrant brethren were just starting to completely assimilate. (You could argue the Jews never did, but I digress).

    My favorite quote is “wonderful theory, wrong species.” Communism has never and will never work because it discounts the selfish nature of our species. Multiculturalism has never and will never work because it discounts the tribal nature of our species.

    I ascribe to Derbyshire’s “salt in the stew” analogy. I’m a rare pro-White and right-wing Jew, but even I don’t want to live in a 100% White ethno state. Even looking at Japan – held up as a model by many White nationalists – the country benefits from a small amount of high-skilled/high-IQ foreigners. And even the insular and nationalist Japanese don’t care so long as the number of foreigners stays small. Looking at the West, the occasional Japanese professor or Hindu doctor can be greatly benifial. If I could engineer my perfect America it would be 95% White and 5% high-achieving Asian/Brown/Mestizo/Castizo others (minus Blacks).

    • Replies: @ussr andy
  20. @Rivka

    Feel free to call Trump’s bluff for us and demand and end to birth-tourism. No one here supports it anyway.

  21. AP says:
    @Twinkie

    The guy is corrupt, like much of the Russian economic elite. Not a problem if one dutifully obeys the people in charge, and by all accounts he is a sincere and loyal cog in the machine. But if the political winds blow in the wrong direction some day, it could all be over. So this is just good insurance, even if it’s a grandchild (though the kid’s father is in a similar position as his father-in-law, my cousin). One of my best best Russian friends was a former financial director of a Western company’s Russian operations, and also got a Western passport. Not particularly or personally corrupt like my cousin, but one simply couldn’t function at that level in Russia and be completely clean and not have potential cause for problems if someone in power wanted to make problems. So Western real estate and passport are useful things to have, just in case.

    • Agree: Anatoly Karlin
  22. Birth tourism should also be illegal. They can come here to give birth, but the babies shouldn’t be citizens.

  23. ussr andy says:
    @Anonymous Jew

    Communism has never and will never work because it discounts the selfish nature of our species.

    no, it’s just that the USSR had half of the world against it and that half prevailed. They hate-hate-hated Communism and crushed it for the same reason they hated Nasserism or any secular modernizing movement.

    I’m not saying Communism is a good thing, it’s just that the West more and more resembles the USSR (social engineering, “scientific” public policies devised by anonymous and unaccountable technocrats, controlled media, stupid, brain-killing public rituals such as candlelight vigils when another victim has been claimed by the diverse), so it’s really to do with political will. Communism is alive and well in places (well… one place) that had the misfortune that all major players are cool with them having it.

    but even I don’t want to live in a 100% White ethno state.

    that creeps me out as well even though by and large I sympathize.

    diversity is sh** for things like getting one’s lost wallet returned or not getting mugged come nightfall. but there’s also a “creative chaos” aspect in that it dislodges ossified structures. No longer can a corrupt huwhite sheriff run his town like his f**ng personal fiefdom, because he can’t expect detective Ramirez (say) and detective (what’s a typical black last name?) to cover for him. Stuff becomes more formal and rules-based (compare an American trial and a Russian trial.)

    I also think one purpose of mass immigration (apart from scr**ng the workers) was to “Russia-proof” and “Communism-proof” the 3rd World. I’m not entirely sure as to the mechanics of this but one way I can see it work is when there’s unrest in, say, Kumbekistan and you have a Kumbeki community to recruit cultural and linguistic expertise from and provide ideological cover for when you get involved in Kumbekistan in order to take the unrest in the direction you need. Most importantly, those who didn’t emigrate would blame their own governments seeing that their co-ethnics made it in America (for various values of “made”)

    • Replies: @Hyperborean
  24. @ussr andy

    No longer can a corrupt huwhite sheriff run his town like his f**ng personal fiefdom, because he can’t expect detective Ramirez (say) and detective (what’s a typical black last name?) to cover for him. Stuff becomes more formal and rules-based (compare an American trial and a Russian trial.)

    Except that in both America and Russia the most nepotistic places are the ones where ethnics are running personal fiefdoms because they can expect their co-ethnics to cover for them.

    • Agree: ussr andy
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