Being American is so important that only those who deserve it should get it. Every child born in the USA should be in a probation state similar to that of the legal aliens. Then, if he or she learn to read and speak English and understand and agrees with the basics of the American Way, then, and only then he or she could apply to be juried into the American community. Otherwise if he or she is reluctant to talk proper English or dislikes our traditions he or she could remain in a probation situation, in the States --if it does not commits any crimes. Otherwise after serving for his or her crimes he or she will be denied of applying ever for the American citizenship.