Trump Mulling with Ending Birthright Citizenship Of..

Trump Mulling with Ending Birthright Citizenship Of..

Trump Mulling with Ending Birthright Citizenship Of..

"I plan to introduce legislation along the same lines as the proposed executive order from President", the South Carolina Republican said in a statement. "Now they're saying I can do it just with an executive order".

The development is likely to trigger a constitutional debate as changing an amendment in the Constitution needs a two-thirds majority in the US House of Representatives and the Senate and the backing of three-fourths of US state legislatures, Reuters reported.

In 1898, the US Supreme Court reaffirmed the right of citizenship to children born to legal permanent residents.

Trump, should he pursue the executive order, would face court challenges, and it remains unclear whether he could prevail.

If Trump issues an executive order to end birthright citizenship "there will be lawsuits from all over the country over equal protection", Yegani added.

The stripping away of rights granted by the U.S. Constitution would be among President Trump's most virulent attacks on immigrants - and the U.S. Constitution - ever. Many legal scholars would argue such a change requires a constitutional amendment.

Some say Mr Trump could direct federal agencies that the USA constitution does not apply to non-citizens, while others say it would be an overreach of presidential power and would be held up in the courts.

Here's what you need to know about the 14th Amendment. In short, under the 14th Amendment, citizenship is awarded to children born in the US, or in USA territories, to parents who immigrated into the country.

The president spoke on Monday to Fox News host Laura Ingraham of "The Ingraham Angle" about the topic of catch and release as it applies to the approaching migrant caravan headed for the USA border.

Colbert, who openly supports Democrats and once cooed "I miss you" after playing a clip of former President Barack Obama, said "please don't say that". The children, as citizens, can then sponsor their families to become U.S. citizens as well once they turn 21.

"Please don't say that", he told Pelosi.

For too long our country's immigration policies have been an abject disaster, mostly because enforcement of them has been hit-and-miss from one administration to the next.

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