Does the 14th Amendment mandate that the children born of illegal immigrants and birth tourists are automatically American citizens? The answer is not as obvious as has been suggested in the press.
How the story of Wong Kim Ark helped to establish birthright citizenship for Chinese immigrants and break down legal hurdles for other Chinese newcomers.
I had no natural right to citizenship of a country just because I was born within its geographical boundaries. Nor did my parents have the right to give me a citizenship they did not possess.
While the encroaching caravan south of our border may seem miniscule in comparison, the mass exodus of migrants to Europe did not transpire overnight either.
Birthright citizenship creates birthright loyalty, whereas denying citizenship to foreign children helps alienate the entire family and slows down assimilation.
When a person is in the United States illegally, he or she is still governed by and owes loyalty to a ‘foreign’ entity or government.
Nations, not unlike families, need to have some sense of identity, even purpose. When a group of people is defined as everyone and anyone, that actually means that it is no one.
“It’s ridiculous. It’s ridiculous. And it has to end,” Trump said. “It’s in the process. It’ll happen … with an executive order.”
There is more at stake for the United States than the futures of the 7,000 so-called asylum applicants in the caravan of people amassing for potential illegal entry.
To solve the impending migrant caravan crisis in Latin America, President Trump should consider taxing remittances sent back to Central America.
The more illegal entries such as the caravan are forced upon our borders, the more Americans will demand law and order.
I am an immigrant and erstwhile Democrat who finds herself thinking that the Trump administration officials are increasingly the adults in the room on immigration policies.
The real lesson is that people who want to come here and work will find a way to do it, regardless of the barriers in their path.
We should rightly recognize when newcomers perpetrate harm, without holding disdain for those who share our values.
The paper stealth edited a report on an illegal immigrant murdering Mollie Tibbetts in order to criticize President Trump.
Juan Ramon Vasquez was convicted of raping a child, after the city of Philadelphia set him free instead of turning him over to the feds.
In the small border city of Laredo, Texas, the entire world shows up every day, determined to get into the United States.
What morality—and what electoral strategy—prioritizes the right of a Honduran to cross the border over the right of an American not to be forced to feed, house, and clothe her family?
Swedish authorities report growing problems with migrants sending daughters to marry older men abroad, to avoid assimilation and gain European citizenship.
This is tantamount to saying that individuals have the right to use and occupy someone else’s property against his will. This is a wholesale denial of property and sovereignty rights.
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