Wednesday, 12 December, 2018

Trump Plans Big Change to Citizenship Rules

Cook Political Report changes a midterm projection — and it’s not good for Republicans Report: Trump plans to sign executive order curbing birthright citizenship
Kenny Thornton | 31 October, 2018, 09:11

That the 14th Amendment settled the question without ever explicitly addressing it is even more freaky.

"But regardless, it's not something that can be done by executive action alone".

By extending citizenship to those born in the U.S., the amendment nullified an 1857 Supreme Court decision (Dred Scott v. Sandford), which ruled that those descended from slaves could not be citizens. "That birthright is protected no less for children of undocumented persons than for descendants of Mayflower passengers", the U.S. circuit judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit wrote in a 2006 law review article.

He also opposes protections for people brought to the United States as children, who are known as "Dreamers".

After a visit to China, Wong Kim Ark was denied re-entry into the United States in 1895 under the Chinese Exclusion Acts.

Trump stated his disapproval of the current system that allows children born to noncitizen parents while on American soil to be granted citizenship.

If making it easy to be an illegal immigrant isn't enough, how about offering a reward for being an illegal immigrant?

For example, the parents who entered the U.S. illegally would have to return to their native country for 10 years before they can return and be legalised. Is it really "obvious" that the Constitution requires us to give citizenship to the children of illegal aliens?

Pat and Keith broke down the 14th Amendment, explaining the circumstances during the time it was written. But because its language is so broad, it not only determines the citizenship status of former slaves but affirms the citizenship status of everyone born in the United States. And House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., also dismissed the idea during a radio interview, saying it is not consistent with the 14th Amendment of the Constitution.

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President Donald Trump offered a dramatic, if legally dubious, promise in a new interview to unilaterally end birthright citizenship, ratcheting up his hardline immigration rhetoric with a week to go before critical midterm elections.

"It was always told to me that you needed a constitutional amendment" to end the practice called birthright citizenship, Trump told Jonathan Swan of the news website Axios on Monday.

Revoking birthright citizenship would trigger a legal battle over whether the president has the unilateral power to change an amendment to the Constitution.

"Absolutely not. He can sign it, he will be challenged in court and he will lose", John Keller from the Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota said. "Guess what? You don't", he said.

Congressional leaders and those involved in the midterms were not briefed on any plan before Trump announced it, GOP aides said.

Most people in the group are moving on foot, and as a result means they won't arrive at the border for at least several weeks.

One member of Congress, Republican US Senator Lindsey Graham said he would move forward to introduce legislation "along the same lines" as Trump's order.

"I think the president is looking at executive action", Pence said during the live-streamed interview.

"This is just pre-election politics and misrepresentation and should be sharply criticised as such".

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