Ending Birthright Citizenship Could Put All Americans' Nationality in Jeopardy
06 November, 2018, 22:56 | Author: Essie Rivera
Trump has long courted fearful voters by demonizing foreigners seeking a better life in America, at least when he isn't employing them at his companies or marrying them. You get nothing more than they do. However, his most recent attempt to utilize presidential power to revoke birthright citizenship and overrule the 14th Amendment has kindled national controversy. -Mexican border than on the border between Syria and Iraq.
Trump's proposed constitutional change-as well as his other ethno-nationalist domestic policies-would de facto affirm whiteness as citizenship.
The 14th Amendment, which grants citizenship to anyone born on USA soil, was ratified in 1868 after the Civil War so that recently-freed slaves could become citizens.
As the comedian Trevor Noah pointed out on his show, President Trump's first wife, Ivana-and the mother of his children Don Jr., Ivanka, and Eric-didn't become a naturalized U.S. citizen until 1988, years after they were born.
"Legal experts have debated for years how to interpret the citizenship clause of the Constitution's 14th Amendment, but the consensus is one-sided: Most agree with the long-held tradition that it grants citizenship to those born on US soil", writes Robert Barnes, chief Supreme Court correspondent for the Washington Post. Also, should the Honduran plaintiffs and other members of the caravan eventually reach US soil, they will still face difficulties in bringing their claims.
The 14th Amendment says, "All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States". They ruled against him stating that he wasn't a citizen because he was born a slave he was property.
During a segment on The McLaughlin Group, Buchanan said the birthright citizenship policy allows illegal aliens to increase the USA population which is set to reach an unprecedented 404 million by 2060 if legal immigration levels are not reduced.
January 29, 2019 (BREITBART) - President Trump, responding to media criticism of recent executive orders, issued a memorandum revising the First Amendment to abolish all media, allowing only: Fox News, Breitbart, Daily Caller, Alex Jones, Gab and QAnon. It would appear that no European country grants birthright citizenship unconditionally. No European country does. I don't believe anyone could rationally argue that what the Founders intended was for birthright citizenship be extended to those who came here to have a child and then return to their home country where they reside and maintain loyalty and allegiance... while having an "Americansky" baby they could use to escape their native country and come to the USA, if things go south.
Nor is this a small matter. More importantly, we have a birthright to this country and have the power to determine which direction it takes.
Yet that 250,000 is a drop in the bucket compared to the total number of immigrants now coming.
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Trump's cockamamie ideas with regard to immigration have been thwarted.
With two months to go in 2017, the estimated arrivals of legal and illegal immigrants is 1.61 million.
"We're the only country in the world where a person comes in, has a baby, and the baby is essentially a citizen of the United States for 85 years with all of those benefits", Trump said during an interview with Axios. The US government also has to consent to extend that full legal jurisdiction over them.
While nearly all of our immigration before 1965 was from Europe, only 1 in 10 immigrants now comes from the Old Continent.
Besides the United States, birthright citizenship is common in the Americas including in Argentina, Canada, Chile, Ecuador and Mexico.
He'd started a family in China, but repeatedly made trips back to the USA to work.
We are assured that the greater the racial, ethnic, religious and cultural diversity we have, the stronger a nation we shall become.
We will find out soon if voters have been swayed by his argument or not. Also, with more than 30 million people living in just those three countries, America can not possibly absorb everyone seeking to escape gang violence.
Wong Kim Ark eventually returned to China for good. In fact, the Congressional resolution does not go to the White House for signature or approval.
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