Birthright Citizenship: Misguided Calls For Reform

Source: William Bingle, University of Toledo Law Review, Vol. 43 Issue 3, Spring 2012
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From the abstract:
The article discusses birthright citizenship in the U.S. as of March 2012, focusing on an analysis of several allegedly misguided calls for legislative reforms to the Citizenship Clause found in the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and its extension to children born to illegal aliens within America’s borders. The author argues that calls for reforming the Citizenship Clause, which has been interpreted to grant citizenship to anyone born on American soil, are unconstitutional.

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