Conservatives mull changes to citizenship rules for babies born on Canadian soil
By Andy Radia | Canada Politics – Sat, 25 Feb, 2012
It’s one of the oldest immigration tricks in the book: get pregnant, fly to another country, have your baby, and voila – you’ve got immigrant ties to said country.
It even happens in Canada.
According to the Toronto Sun, Ottawa has discovered a number of unscrupulous immigration consultants in Hong Kong, who are coaching wealthy Chinese mainlanders about how to keep their pregnancies hidden while entering Canada on student or visitor visas.
“Avoid any baby or maternity items in luggage, wear dark clothing going through customs to look slimmer, and arrive in Canada no later than in the seventh month of pregnancy are among the tips given,” notes the article.read more