Birthright citizenship has always been a sham and not supported in the Constitution. Now Lindsey Graham is introducing a bill to make it ClEAR that you don’t get to be a citizen just being born here.
SUBJECT TO THE JURISDICTION OF
The Mexican invaders are subject to the jurisdiction of MEXICO not America.
This is a good step. Let’s hope the executive order comes first. Kavanaugh will pay dividends if he gets this done.
While some have speculated that eliminating birthright would require amending the constitution, Trump has insisted that this isn’t the case, and given the conservative majority on the Supreme Court, many legal experts believe an act of Congress would more than suffice (though the court could also choose to uphold an executive order and toss out any lower court ruling as well).
As Trump deploys thousands of additional troops to the border to brace for the arrival of two caravans of migrants (who almost certainly won’t arrive before the vote, but instead will most likely reach the US months later) it’s becoming increasingly clear that immigration has become the dominant issue of this election cycle – which bodes well for Republicans, since Trump’s hardline immigration policies have been credited for helping distinguish his campaign from the other Republicans seeking the nomination. Meanwhile, Democrats have sought to make health care the defining issue of the election cycle, to mixed results (of course, their efforts were complicated by preliminary data showing that ObamaCare premiums are set to fall next year for the first time since the law came into effect in 2014).