Big business: Russians flock to Miami to give birth to American babies

Big business: Russians flock to Miami to give birth to American babies

[Ed. – Sorry; we have got to stop doing this.]

Miami Mama, a company in neighboring Hallandale Beach, has been organizing travel packages for Russian mothers since 2009.

Charging between $6,900 and $49,000, they will coordinate everything from interpreters and apartments to medical care and citizenship documents, according to the firm’s website.

And none of this is illegal, according to US immigration laws.

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So-called “birth tourism” to the United States isn’t just popular with Russians. Expectant Chinese parents have for years travelled to California, while South Americans — particularly Brazilians — prefer Florida.

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