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Chinese Anchor Babies are not just on the west coast. This post by "Ratbstard" on a forum dedicated to legal immigration tells the story.
As I live in a Chinese neighborhood (it is now any way) I'll share what I have observed in the last 20 some odd years.
Eight Av. here in Brooklyn was chosen to be colonized in the mid 80's. Eight is some sort of Lucky Number in Chinese culture. First Rich Legal immigrants started buying up properties at about 25% over the appraisal values. Many actually paid tenants who had leases 10 to 20 thousand $ to move out.
These roots having been established more and more Chinese started to arrive who were not rich but just looking for a better life. In this second wave I don't believe many came legally, some might have had visas they over stayed but I think most just jumped ship. Remember the ship "Golden Venture" that ran aground just off the Rockaways in 94?
Well by 95 these colonists became the majority in the neighborhood. The rich were then able to start snapping up properties at well below appraisal values because actual Americans no longer cared to remain in or move back to the neighborhood.
By the mid aughts the take over was complete and very few properties remained that weren't Chinese owned. Slowly but surely as these few hangers on leave their properties are bought by Chinese but now again at above appraisal value.
PS105, the local grade school became so overcrowded a second elementary school had to be built less than 5 blocks away in the late 90's. A third school is now under construction directly between those 2!
During this colonization very few conflicts arose. Now though as the neighborhood expands outwards into what were once Hispanic sections of Brooklyn west of 5th and 4th Avenues tensions are rising. The local media try to downplay whats happening but as I live here I am aware of what is happening.