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Many children of illegal immigrants can be found in Changle, Lianjiang and other areas in Fujian Province. Their parents, working in the US under the identity of illegal immigrants, sent them back to Fujian after their birth and brought them to the US at their school age. It is estimated that there are now about 10,000 little American citizens living in Fuzhou. Such a large-scale migration have never been witnessed for hundreds of years. But behind the phenomenon, the emotional debt cannot be measured.

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Eighty percent of children in Haixing kindergarten in Lianjiang county, Fujian Province have foreign nationalities, among them most are American.

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Unlike in China, there is no permanent residence in the United States. As long as the baby was born in the United States, leaving birth handprints, footprints, he can obtain U.S. citizenship. Some parents unable to obtain the identity can get the right of residence through their children, even if it is 21 years later.

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Their parents, nicknamed as"illegal immigrants", have to start from scratch to pay off the cost of the gray identity. The cost of illegal immigrants rose from $ 15,000 at earlier times to now $ 85,000. To obtain legal status, they have to pay the lawyer about $ 10,000 for the lawsuit of immigration. In addition, they spend tens of thousands of dollars on their marriage, and they have to work in restaurants and nail shops to earn all the money.

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It is costly to raise a child in the US. Young parents often choose to send their 3-5 month babies back to their hometown Fujian through friends and relatives or special channels. They have to afford the airfare, plus $ 1,000. Pictured Chinatown Yee Tung Lau in Manhattan a shop hanging a sign "baby consignment between China and the United States".

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After the baby arrives in his hometown, he is taken care of by the elderly until he's 5 years old and brought back to the United States. A large number of "American" children become children left-behind, and they have no idea of their parents.

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