US immigration debate heats up over proposed “Anchor Babies” law

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Arizona considers denying Babies born in U.S.A. of illegal immigrants their constitutional right to citizenship.

The “birthright citizenship” debate centers around the 14th Amendment of the United States constitution, which grants all individuals born on US soil legal right to citizenship. This rule has become a pivotal issue among anti-immigration activists who want to eliminate or alter the law to prevent illegal immigrants from crossing into the US simply to have children, referred to as “anchor babies.”

Read the entire article here: https://foreignpolicy.com/2010/08/09/anchor-baby-boom/

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