TITLE

Barrage of GOP Bills Would Deny Citizenship to U.S.-Born Kids

AUTHOR(S)
Fernández, Valeria
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
La Prensa San Diego;10/22/2010, Vol. 34 Issue 42, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of grand old party (GOP) lawmakers to change the interpretation of the U.S. Constitution to deny citizenship to the U.S.-born children of undocumented immigrants. It states that Arizona Senator Russell Pearce plans to introduce an Arizona bill revoking the right of children born in the U.S. to have automatic U.S. citizenship. It notes that at the center of Pearce's argument is the original intent of the Citizenship Clause in the 14th Amendment.
ACCESSION #
54627725

 

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