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End Birthright Citizenship?

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Why give away citizenship to illegal alien children?

Boehner: End to Birthright Citizenship 'Worth Considering'
FoxNews
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010...h-considering/
House Minority Leader John Boehner on Sunday said he's open to talks on changing the U.S. Constitution -- or at least the way it's interpreted -- so that U.S.-born children of illegal immigrants are not automatically U.S. citizens. "I think it's worth considering,"
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Let's keep this clear... Birthright citizenship would still exist (under this proposal) for aliens who are in the U.S. LEGALLY. Only the illegal (criminal) aliens would no longer have citizenship granted to hhier babies (and thereby get the "right" to stay in he country legally because their minor child is a citizen.)

If the person isn't supposed to be in the country in the first place, then their child shouldn't be given citizenship!
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I know people that have family come to the US on a temp via for the sole purpose to give birth and obtain US citizenship for their kids. It's common sense that that should not be allowed. At the same time this is a minor issue and not focusing on the real problems people want solved.
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Originally Posted by KingOfSomewhereHot View Post

Let's keep this clear... Birthright citizenship would still exist (under this proposal) for aliens who are in the U.S. LEGALLY. Only the illegal (criminal) aliens would no longer have citizenship granted to hhier babies (and thereby get the "right" to stay in he country legally because their minor child is a citizen.)

If the person isn't supposed to be in the country in the first place, then their child shouldn't be given citizenship!

That makes sense.
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