Loophole to American Citizenship for Chinese

A rapidly growing number of Chinese families are having children in a U.S. territory close to China.
3:00 | 02/11/14

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This is world news beyond the headlines I'm Gloria Riviera in Saipan. We have come to a place you might not occurred at the Northern Mariana Islands. It is the US territory it is in the middle of the Pacific Ocean south of Japan but like Puerto Rico. Those born here have a right to US citizenship and that is part of a controversy that we are looking into surrounding tourists who come here specifically. Expected Chinese mothers know -- is required to come to Saipan. And it's steady but significant number of expected Chinese mothers. Are coming here having their babies the babies and have American passports and some are raising concerns over that. It is causing others to go to extremes and while we were here front page news. A headline. Pregnant tourists hides under a staircase. In her second attempt to enter the northern marianas islands in this story -- tell how mother came here very -- Stayed at the airport under this staircase until her water broke paramedics took -- -- to the hospital. Where she delivered a healthy baby -- difference now has American citizenship for ABC news and Yahoo! News. And Gloria Riviera you can -- -- and that are at -- Riviera.

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