The Debate Over 'Anchor Babies' And Citizenship

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Read The Full Opinion Pieces

Andy Barr, Politico: "Graham: 14th Amendment Outdated"
Chris Woodward, One News Now: "14th Amendment Being Misinterpreted"
Steve Chapman, Chicago Tribune: "Giving Birth To Fears"
Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), Politico: "What's Needed Is Immigration Reform"
Sen. John Kyl (R-Ariz.), Face The Nation: "Illegal Aliens' Kids Shouldn't Be Citizens"
Bill Sampson, Commenter, New York Times: "Xenophobia"
Editorial, Washington Post: "The Birthright Debate"

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) has argued that illegal immigrants come the the U.S. with the intent to have babies, who are automatically granted citizenship under the 14th Amendment. Attorney Walter Dellinger III explains the citizenship clause, and what it might take to change the Constitution.



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