- Aug 16, 2011
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You can't apply the Constitution on a case-by-case basis.When you have all these pregnant women about to give birth show up at US border trying to enter the USA so their babies can become US citizens, yes agree in these cases they should be denied US citizenship." Trump Challenges Equal Endowment Of Birthright Citizenship For Children Of Illegal Migrants "
Under current law, all babies born in United States are automatically granted citizenship, regardless of whether or not their parents are American. An executive order signed by President Trump would likely put an end to such legal protections.On Friday, various sources told The Hill that members of the Trump Administration have been discussing the issue with increasing frequency.www.dailymail.co.uk
However, the courts have not definitively ruled on the issue.
Critics of birthright citizenship oppose the fact that illegal immigrants and visitors to the United States can give birth to children who automatically have American citizenship rights.