US President Donald Trump is vowing to sign an executive order that would seek to end the right to US citizenship for children born in the United States to noncitizens, a move most legal experts say runs afoul of the Constitution.
The action, which Trump previewed in a television clip broadcast Tuesday, would be the most aggressive by a president elected to office pledging to take a hard line on immigration, an issue he has revived in advance of next week’s midterm elections.
“We’re the only country in the world where a person comes in and has a baby, and the baby is essentially a citizen of the United States for 85 years with all of those benefits,” Trump said during an interview with Axios scheduled to air as part of a new HBO series starting this weekend.
“It’s ridiculous. It’s ridiculous. And it has to end.”Read More..https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=12151789