"Changing the constitutional rule of birthright citizenship — a principle of equality that millions of Americans fought and died for in the Civil War — would not only cost billions, but would create more problems than it could solve....
"There are many costs to Americans and American society of changing the Fourteenth Amendment’s Citizenship Clause, according to a new report released by the National Foundation for American Policy (NFAP), an Arlington, Va.-based policy research...
Ending Birthright Citizenship Would be Costly to America
On March 5, 2012 the National Foundation for American Policy ("NFAP") published a paper authored by Bender's Immigration Bulletin Editorial Board member Margaret D. Stock. Entitled...
Anchor Babies and the Challenge of Birthright Citizenship
by LEO R. CHAVEZ
"Birthright citizenship has a deep and contentious history in the United States, one often hard to square in a country that prides itself on being "a nation of...
For nearly a century and a half, the Fourteenth Amendment
to the U.S. Constitution has provided automatic citizenship to almost everyone
born in the United States.
News reports say that legislators in many states are going to try to
pass laws this year...