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Chinese National Pleads Guilty For Running 'Birth Tourism' Scheme

<div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden"><a href="/news/chinese-national-pleads-guilty-running-birth-tourism-scheme"><img class="image-style--medium img" typeof="foaf:Image" src="" alt=""></a></div><div class="field field--name-field-timestamp field--type-datestamp field--label-hidden"><time datetime="2019-09-18T16:49:22-04:00"><b>Wed,</b> <span class="uppercase"><b>Sep</b></span> 18<sup>th</sup> 2019 @ <b>4:49</b> pm EDT</time></div><p>Just as President Donald Trump revived the suggestion of ending birthright citizenship, a policy practiced by few other developed countries, a Chinese national pleaded guilty to federal charges of running a "birth tourism" racket. Dongyuan Li, 41, admitted that she used to cater to Chinese nationals to get their newborn U.S. citizenship. The Chinese nationals paid huge sums to Li, ranging from $40,000 to $80,000 for the ‘birth tourism’ scheme.</p>