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U.S. citizen stuck in Mexico after allegedly being coerced to deny citizenship

"Brenda Vázquez was born in Texas. On her way back from Mexico, though, she told border patrol agents she was in fact born in Mexico. Now she is not allowed to return to the U.S. Her attorney, however, says the young woman only said what she said after hours of interrogation, and...

Lawsuit: U.S. Citizen Children Denied Birth Certificates in Texas

"A lawsuit contends the state of Texas is routinely discriminating against the U.S.-born children of undocumented immigrant parents by denying them birth certificates. According to the civil lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Austin, the Texas Department of State Health Services...

U.S. Citizen Kids' Benefits At Risk By Birth Certificate Denials in Texas

"One mother's U.S. citizen children were denied entry to Head Start. Another U.S-born child was kicked out of school. A mother stopped by police was interrogated over whether she was truly her U.S. citizen child's parent. These are some of the experiences that U.S-born children in Texas...