Birthright citizenship in the United States of America

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    There are over 11 million illegal immigrants in America. Many illegal parents have their children over the border allowing them to become American citizens. Citizenship is granted to these kids under the 14th amendment. This is also known as birthright citizenship. People feel strongly about whether this should be allowed or if immigration regulations should be stricter. Many people are supportive of birthright citizenship in the United States, including a highly regarded columnist, Linda Chavez. However, many people are against birthright citizenship, such as the political columnist, George F. Will. Birthright citizenship has its pros and cons, but it is ultimately up to the individual to weigh the effects it will have on their life and decide…

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    Should Citizenship Be a Birthright? The 14th amendment states all persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the states in which they reside. From the time someone is born in the hospital in the U.S., they are legally considered an U.S. citizen. The person is given a birth certificate and a social security number linking their identity to the government proving that he or she is a natural born citizen. In…

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    Why Is Donald Trump Wrong

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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is redesigning The immigration law which is making the people of America angry. Republicans and his supporters think that immigrants are criminals, they blame the Mexicans. The Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is running plans to deport immigrants back their home country. They are wrong about immigrants because most of the immigrants are peaceful and hard working people. Some people believe that undocumented illegals are the main issue…

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    Over the years Immigration in the United States has increased rapidly due to the changes to admission rules adopted by congress in 1965 (Zong and Batalova 1). These modifications have impacted the United States workforce, education, communities, and economy. Today the United States is still a popular destination for international immigrants, and it will continue to be one in the future. The issue that is being discussed is illegal immigration and whether it has negative or positive effects.…

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    that undocumented immigrants should not receive a United States of America citizenship, however it has become common to dismiss most of United States citizen are from different countries, which are not Indians that lived in the states from the beginning of time. I assert that undocumented immigrants who are born or naturalized in the United States should receive a citizenship because it is a part of the 14th amendment, which the amendment is documented by the constitution. Everyone who had their…

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    instance applying for college scholarships. When applying you have to put your parents and their yearly income but how can you if your parent isn't a legal US citizen. Once again the questions stands should Anchor babies parents be able to stay in this country and call it home even if they are not legal citizens. Most immigrants that come here work more than 40 hours a week to get by and take care of their families. There are many success stories with illegal immigrants coming here and becoming…

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    Introduction Farm hand work in the United States does not pay well and is intended for people without degrees for the most part. Typically, immigrants from Mexico with work visas hold these jobs because Americans don’t think the pay is enough and the working conditions are rough. In recent years Americans are starting to complain that these so called “immigrants” are taking the jobs of fellow Americans. There are always two sides to the story and I want to investigate why documented Americans,…

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    where I used to live, the American dream has brought to my attention to live and work here in America. Certainly, there are three categories that I want to share to which this American dream for me is well and alive and these are as follows: Due to poverty, due to lack of employment and due to family responsibility. First category is due to poverty. Anyone in my hometown in Asia wants to come in America because of poverty and to have American dream. I worked in the hotel and luckily the…

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    There is a topical ongoing debate in society about whether citizenship is becoming an outdated notion in the 21st century. Citizenship refers to the “state of being vested with the rights, privileges and duties of a citizen” (Dictionary, 2016). In the last century, the concept of citizenship has altered drastically and in addition, there is now more then one type of citizenship in existence. Until the modern era arrived, there were only two types of citizenship; natural born or naturalised. A…

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    Natural Born Citizens

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    The United States is a nation of immigrants and those who are foreign born and become citizens of the United States should also be given the opportunity to run for presidency. There is a great problem with how the United States handles the qualifications on eligibility to run for president. Prohibiting certain citizens from becoming a president is unjust. This will affect the natural born citizens of the United States and the people who become naturalized citizens. It will affect the natural…

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