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He won a landmark Supreme Court citizenship case. El Paso tried to deport Wong Kim Ark anyway

Ruling cemented birthright citizenship for children of immigrants, but Wong's time in Texas has been largely lost to history until now

Wong Kim Ark has the unique distinction as perhaps the only person with a Supreme Court ruling declaring him, by name, a citizen of the United States — but that didn’t prevent an immigration official from arresting him and beginning deportation proceedings.
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