The 14th amendment of the U.S. Constitution essentially says you become a U.S. citizen if you are born on American soil.
Local OB-GYNs tell the I-Team they have patients who come here from other countries and pay out of pocket to deliver their babies in the United States.
A May 2019 federal government report shows the U.S. birth rate is at a 32-year-low. According to the Center for Immigration Studies, an organization known for favoring low immigration, there are tens of thousands of people who list a foreign address on their child's birth certificate.
The group estimates there are anywhere between 35,000 to hundreds of thousands of birth tourism births every year in the United States.
The U.S. is one of only 35 countries in the world that recognizes birthright citizenship.