Federal agents in March 2015 prepare to raid an upscale apartment complex in Irvine, California, where authorities say a birth tourism business charged pregnant women US$50,000 for lodging, food and transport. Photo: AP

Chinese woman Dongyuan Li sentenced to 10 months over US birth tourism scheme

  • Her company is said to have helped more than 500 Chinese women deliver babies in California so they would receive American citizenship
  • Li expected to be released from custody because of time already served, but will now face deportation proceedings
Topic |   Chinese overseas
Federal agents in March 2015 prepare to raid an upscale apartment complex in Irvine, California, where authorities say a birth tourism business charged pregnant women US$50,000 for lodging, food and transport. Photo: AP
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