Fox News Latino: Penelope Cruz's child an "anchor baby"

Fox News Latino: Penelope Cruz's child an "anchor baby"

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Actress Penelope Cruz recently gave an interview to a Spanish television program in which she said that she and actor Javier Bardem plan to have their first child in Los Angeles so that the child will have dual nationality (Cruz is a Spanish citizen). Fox News Latino reported the news under the headline: "Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem are Having an Anchor Baby."

Fox News has a history of using the term "anchor baby" when reporting on issues of immigration. The term was described by the Rocky Mountain News as "derogatory, even racist, because it implies that Hispanics are having children as a way to stay in the U.S."

Screenshot of the Fox News Latino article below:

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