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...
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...
"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?
"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.
"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”...
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.'