Fugitive who pled guilty to ‘birth tourism’ scheme in which pregnant Chinese women were housed in Irvine sentenced

A fugitive who pleaded guilty to a visa fraud scheme in which Chinese women gave birth in California so their children would be U.S. citizens has been formally sentenced. Chao “Edwin” Chen, who is now in China, was sentenced Tuesday to more than three years by a federal judge, according to the U.S. attorney’s office. […]