birthright citizenship

  • First as Farce, Then as Tragedy

    by Manisha Sinha

    Donald Trump wants to destroy the 14th Amendment's guarantee of birthright citizenship. But before he sought to eliminate it outright, his elite predecessors mangled, misread, and misused the amendment in the service of capital.

  • The Citizenship Clause Means What It Says

    by Garrett Epps

    The authors of the Fourteenth Amendment were clear that the United States is one nation, with one class of citizens, and that citizenship extends to everyone born here.