What does anchor baby mean?

Definitions for anchor baby
an·chor ba·by

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  1. anchor baby(Noun)

    a child born to immigrant or noncitizen parents in the United States or another country that grants birthright citizenship, who, as a citizen, is said to grant immigration benefits to relatives.

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  1. Anchor baby

    "Anchor baby" is a pejorative term for a child born in the United States to immigrant parents, who, as an American citizen, supposedly can later facilitate immigration for relatives. The term is generally used as a derogatory reference to the supposed role of the child, who automatically qualifies as an American citizen and can later act as a sponsor for other family members. The term is often used in the context of the debate over illegal immigration to the United States to refer to children of illegal immigrants, but could also be used in a similar sense outside of that context to refer to the child of any immigrant.

How to pronounce anchor baby ?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say anchor baby in sign language?

  1. anchorbaby

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anchor baby in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anchor baby in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of anchor baby in a Sentence

  1. Samuel Rodriguez:

    No one should be using the phrase 'anchor baby,' these are babies created in the image of God.

  2. Alfonso Aguilar:

    If they were to become the Republican nominees, they're not going to have a shot with Latino voters and that means they're not going to make it to the White House, not because of the term 'anchor baby' but because they want to end birthright citizenship.

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