Baby Bust: Feds Raid California’s “Maternity Hotels”

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 1/13/2018 | Leslie Eastman
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The Trump Administration continues its #CounterResistance to California’s illegal immigration promoting polices with a move targeting the state’s “birth tourism” industry.

Federal Homeland Security agents raided 20 alleged “maternity hotels” in Southern California where pregnant Chinese women pay tens of thousands of dollars to live to ensure a “made in America” baby, reports said.

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The feds raided locations in Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino counties on Tuesday, targeting three competing birth-tourism schemes, officials told NBC News, which was on the scene of one of the raids.

None of the expecting women were arrested, as the raids were targeting the entrepreneurs who were in charge of the maternity establishments.

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None of the women were arrested; they are being treated as material witnesses, and paramedics were on hand in case any of them went into labor during the sweep.

Instead, the investigation was aimed at ringleaders who pocketed hundreds of thousands of dollars tax-free to help Chinese nationals obtain visas and then pamper them until they delivered in an American hospital at a discount, court papers show.

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Meanwhile, the California senate’s proposal to evade Trumps new tax plan is facing scrutiny. Readers may recall that 2018 rules no longer allow deductions of certain state and local taxes, so the politicos are attempting to enable Californians to direct money to a state fund designated as a “charity” and then take the federal charitable deduction.

Tax experts note that it creates a complex system of calculations the only benefit the wealthy.

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