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Birthright citizenship is granted in the first sentence of the 14th Amendment: 'All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside.'

Can a president change the Constitution by way of executive order? President Donald Trump thinks he can, saying in an interview this week that he plans to revoke the 14th Amendment’s guarantee of birthright citizenship. Read more»

US Senator Marco Rubio [R-Florida]

Sen. Marco Rubio claimed during a Sunday talk show interview that the immigration bill he is pushing is not a change of position for him since his 2010 campaign. But it is. Read more»

The debate over what to do with the estimated 12 million people living in the country illegally has dominated the discussion on comprehensive immigration reform. But attorneys say key fixes are needed to the legal immigration system as well. Read more»

Immigration Reform Rally 2010, Washington DC

Opponents of a bipartisan Senate immigration plan say it includes "amnesty" for illegal immigrants, but that label is not strictly accurate. Read more» 1

Emotion over illegal immigration and a lack of understanding between politicians and farmers is hampering efforts to bring migrant labor into the United States, a noted farmer said. Read more»

The Internal Revenue Service announced today that it is bringing back an amnesty program for tax cheats who have hidden funds in offshore accounts. Read more»