President Trump lashed out Wednesday at House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., over Ryan's comments on birthright citizenship, saying he "should be focusing on holding the Majority".
Paul Rosenzweig, a legal expert and a former deputy assistant secretary for policy at the Department of Homeland Security, said Mr Trump's statements "makes clear that the US President either doesn't understand the law or doesn't care what it says". In 1868, the 14th Amendment was passed to cement rules put into place by recent civil rights laws, including birthright citizenship.
Still, Trump plunges ahead with daily alarms and proclamations about immigration, and on Wednesday did not back down from his controversial proposal to upend the very concept of American citizenship.
"Immigrants are the lifeblood of our nation", Reid said. But whether the President follows through on his threat or not, the issue joins a string of actions meant to thrust the matter of immigration into the front of voters' minds as they head to polls next week.
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"We will keep the criminals, the drug dealers, we will keep them all out of our country", he said.
He said in an interview with Axios that he intends to restrict birthright citizenship by way of an executive order.
Legal experts have debated for years how to interpret the citizenship clause of the 14th Amendment, but the consensus is one-sided: Most agree that it in fact grants citizenship to those born on US soil.
The debate over birthright citizenship is not new in the United States, a country built by immigrants from around the globe.
"We all know what the 14th Amendment says".
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Speaking to reporters before leaving the White House for a campaign rally in Florida, Trump compared his plan to act by executive order to President Barack Obama's much-maligned decision to use executive action to provide protections from prosecution and a path to work status for some people brought to the US illegally as children.
Ryan did add that the House GOP "obviously totally agree" with Trump on stopping "unchecked illegal immigration".
The 14th Amendment begins: "All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside".
Not so, according to a 2010 study from the Center for Immigration Studies, a group that supports immigration restrictions, which said at least 30 countries offer birthright citizenship. Levin pointed out that if birthright citizenship is a bureaucratic creation, as the chief of the bureaucracy, President Trump has the right to correct years of extra-constitutional behavior by the executive branch. He toldThe National that the debate about the 14th Amendment "explicitly considered this issue and opted for birthright citizenship...the Supreme Court has considered the issue and said that birthright citizenship is required Constitutionally". "We have to have strong borders", Trump told Fox News host Laura Ingraham in an interview Monday. It is not covered by the 14th Amendment because of the words 'subject to the jurisdiction thereof. Six of the Justices ruled that the phrase "and subject to the jurisdiction thereof" applied to any person required to obey USA laws, meaning even children of foreigners residing in the country permanently or temporarily. Most are in the Americas.
Most legal scholars say the jurisdiction language denies citizenship only to those who are not bound by US law, such as the children of foreign diplomats.
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Trump is trying to energize his most loyal supporters as polls show Democrats in position to take control of the House. The political party numbers are broken down to: 1.29 million Republican voters and 1.23 million Democratic voters.
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