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  • Can Trump end birthright citizenship? I asked 11 legal experts.

    Vox - 11/01/2018

    Northeastern professor Jessica Silbey says, “The rule of citizenship acquired by birth by being born within the United States is the law of the Constitution. It is the first sentence of the 14th Amendment: “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.” As such, it cannot be changed through executive order or legislation, but only by amending the Constitution.”

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