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December 12, 2005

legislation that would revoke principle of birthright citizenship

By Warren Vieth, Times Staff Writer, in the Los Angeles Times 12/10/05

WASHINGTON — For nearly 140 years, any child born on U.S. soil, even to an illegal immigrant, has been given American citizenship. Now, some conservatives in Congress are determined to change that.

A group of 92 lawmakers in the House will attempt next week to force a vote on legislation that would revoke the principle of "birthright citizenship," part of a broader effort to discourage illegal immigration.

for more go to; http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-birthright10dec10,0,1354756.story?track=tottext

Posted by VisaLawyer at December 12, 2005 03:30 PM


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