Birthright Citizenship Thesis

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Immigration has become more difficult to manage as it is interpreted in different perspectives in recent issues. Due to different standpoints, it has become a national controversy as to how to manage the country 's immigration problems. The right to citizenship has become an issue talked throughout the nation as to how to it should be dealt with. While some may argue that birthright citizenship should be abolished completely, others oppose that changing this may lead into even greater problems. In the U.S. there is a large amount of diversity that makes America different from other countries, so why take away rights and citizenship in especially those that are of color? People from all different races, ethnicities and religions are what makes …show more content…
have the right of birthright citizenship by the reason of millions of Americans from different races fought and died in the civil war for equality. Many Americans suppose that the constitution declares anyone born in the U.S. has the right to citizenship. In the article, “The Proposal to Eliminate Birthright Citizenship Is Long on Attacks, Short on legality” by Ediberto Roman, a professor of law, explains the 14th Amendment as it claims that “all persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States.” Birthright citizenship is dated back since the constitution, it enforces that anyone born in the U.S. has the right to citizenship as the constitution states. The U.S. is indeed the most diverse and inclusive country compared to others. It would be wrong if the country starts taking away rights and citizenship duties as that is what makes the U.S. different. In the article, “The ‘birthright citizenship’ debate” the writer express his opinion as he states “But in America, a nation of immigrants, citizenship is defined differently.” Unlike other countries who base citizenship from ancestry, race or ethnicity, the U.S. grants citizenships to anyone born in the nation soil. The U.S. is diverse as it has people from all over the world as Furthermore, as he states “Birthright citizenship provides a clear standard that sweeps away questions about whether someone has the proper …show more content…
Politicians state that people violate the immigration laws that therefore should be overthrown. In the article of “Birthright Citizenship is not in the constitution” by John Eastman, discusses the misinterpreted as it states “The misunderstood policy of birthright citizenship provides a powerful magnet for people to violate our immigration laws and undermines the plenary power over naturalization that the Constitution explicitly gives to Congress.” As the author discusses people from other countries misunderstand the concept of naturalization in the U.S. Thus creating problems as people violate the immigration laws of the

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