anchor baby
 n.— «Stein contends undocumented aliens should not be allowed to benefit because they have children born in this country. Turning a blind eye to such issues, Stein asserted, encourages immigrant families to conceive “anchor babies” so they can reamain in this country and collect benefits.» —“Welfare official objects to new immigration law” by Christopher Rowland Providence Journal-Bulletin (Rhode Island) Jan. 7, 1997. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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