Illegal aliens can now get Mexican birth certificates in US

Article author: 
Amy Taxin
Article publisher: 
CNS News
Article date: 
15 January 2015
Article category: 
National News
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The Mexican government on Thursday will start issuing birth certificates to its citizens at consulates in the United States, seeking to make it easier for them to apply for U.S. work permits, driver's licenses and protection from deportation.

Until now, Mexico has required citizens to get birth certificates at government offices in Mexico. Many of those living in the U.S. ask friends and relatives back home to retrieve them, which can delay their applications for immigration or other programs...

Jessica Vaughan, director of policy studies at the Center for Immigration Studies, said she believes Mexico is trying to make it easier for its citizens to stay here because of the money they send across the border.

Mexican migrant workers, many who live in the United States, sent home $21.6 billion to their families in 2013, according to the country's central bank...




This is reminiscent of the Mexican Matricula Consular ID card fiasco of 2003. See the CAIRCO debate with guest panelist Michelle Malkin: The Mexican matricula consular ID card: safe or sorry?.

For more information, see: Remittances - a massive transfer of wealth out of America

Matricula consular ID card