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What is the Likelihood of Changing the 14th Amendment?

Post by Randall Ryder As part of a growing discussion regarding immigration reform, many Republican leaders are calling for reform or even repealing the 14th Amendment. The 14th Amendment grants citizenship to any person born or naturalized in the United States.…

Will Legislator’s Make it More Difficult to Become an American Citizen?

Post by Randall Ryder Legislators in both Congress and the states are considering passing laws that make it more difficult for individuals to become American citizens. The controversy centers around the Fourteenth Amendment, which currently gives citizenship status to anyone born…

Will Lawmakers Change the ‘Born in America = Citizen’ Birthright?

Under the 14th Amendment, all persons born in the United States are considered citizens of the United States. Some lawmakers, however, are looking to change the longstanding proposition. According to some lawmakers, the problem arises in certain situations. For example,…