Immigration Law

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The Experts Agree: 'An Executive Order Cannot Repeal Birthright Citizenship, Period'
Posted on 31 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Stephen W. Yale-Loehr is professor of immigration law practice at Cornell Law School. He also is co-author of “ Immigration Law and Procedure ,” a 21-volume immigration law treatise, published by LexisNexis. - An executive order cannot... Read More

A Citizenship Expert Writes to President Trump
Posted on 30 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

In the wake of President Trump's statement that he believes he can end 14th amendment birthright citizenship via Executive Order, citizenship expert attorney Kathrin S. Mautino wrote this letter to the President. [Note also this 2006 article on... Read More

Experts: Repealing Birthright Citizenship 'Almost Impossible' and Counterproductive
Posted on 18 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A policy paper released by 2016 Republican frontrunner Donald Trump this weekend has reopened a question in the immigration debate that some of Trump's fellow GOP candidates may want to avoid: Is it time to end birthright citizenship? According... Read More

Expert: Abolishing Birthright Citizenship Would Jeopardize American Equality Principle
Posted on 20 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Donald Trump is not the first Republican presidential candidate to float the idea of scrapping the principle that anyone born in the United States automatically becomes a US citizen. And he probably won’t be the last. [This... Read More

Another Conservative Voice in Support of Birthright Citizenship: John Yoo
Posted on 24 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Donald Trump stoked the immigration fires that are burning up the Republican party by proposing an end to birthright citizenship. This week he claimed that children of aliens who are born on U.S. territory “do not have American citizenship”... Read More

Why Birthright Citizenship is Most Wonderful for America - Cyrus D. Mehta
Posted on 22 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Please take a moment to read Cyrus D. Mehta's post in its entirety to learn why tinkering with the Fourteenth Amendment would lead to 'absurd and disastrous results.' Read More