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Old September 9th, 2019, 10:23 PM #71
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Originally Posted by tidalwave View Post
Birthright citizenship is written into the 14th amendment and has been in force since 1868. Are you arguing that the children of slaves shouldn't have been made US citizens?

"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."
The key clause is “subject to the jurisdiction thereof” SCOTUS has never ruled whether a person here illegally meets that requirement.
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