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Los Angeles Cracks Down on Chinese 'Birth Tourism'

"Los Angeles is moving to crack down on so-called maternity hotels that have sprung up across Southern California, as pregnant Chinese women travel to the United States as part of a "birthing tourism" trend. Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe asked colleagues to approve a series of...

ICE Raids 'Birth Tourism' Operations in SoCal

"Federal agents searched more than three dozen locations across three counties in Southern California yesterday for evidence of "maternity tourism" operations. Maternity tourism — or birth tourism — is when a citizen of another country travels to the U.S. to give birth, so...