The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen welcomes Stephanie Roti from the Center for Reproductive Rights and Emily Kebodeaux from Texas Right to Life to discuss a constitutional challenge to a Texas law regulating abortion providers.
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Birthright citizenship isn’t just an American political and legal issue. Here is a quick look at how other nations deal with the question of citizenship for people born within their borders to non-citizen parents.
Stanford Law School’s Bernadette Meyler and Emory University School of Law’s William Mayton join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen to discuss the 14th Amendment’s Citizenship Clause and current debate over the children of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how Donald Trump’s proposal to deport illegal immigrants could pose conflicts with the 14th amendment’s traditional interpretations.
Should everyone born in the United States automatically become a citizen? It’s a constitutional and political question that will get some attention as the current presidential campaign unfolds.