Skip to comments.Steve King Moves Forward on Bill to End Birthright Citizenship (Illegal alien anchor babies)
Posted on 01/06/2011 8:45:12 AM PST by Libloather
Steve King Moves Forward on Bill to End Birthright Citizenship
Posted by Stephanie Condon
January 6, 2011 10:13 AM
Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa, marking his first day as head of a House immigration panel, introduced a bill on Wednesday to end the practice of birthright citizenship.
The bill would amend section 301 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to clarify those classes of individuals born in the United States who are nationals and citizens of the United States at birth.
It's generally thought that the 14th Amendment provides a constitutional guarantee of citizenship for anyone born in the United States -- known as "birthright citizenship" -- but King told Hotsheet last year that he does not interpret the 14th Amendment that way.
Concerns about illegal immigration last year spurred some Republicans to call for a debate over birthright citizenship, and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said last year he was considering proposing a constitutional amendment so that children born in the U.S. to illegal immigrants would not automatically be citizens.
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No you don’t a sense of the house resolution and a zero for any agency that refuses to follow the law.
More popcorn, please!
Thank you, Steve King.
Would not a change in the Constitution call for States to ratify such? That takes 3/4, as I recall. That would be about 38 states saying they agree.
There certainly would be litigation and I don’t Know what would happen in court.
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