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No Easy Way to Repeal, Amend 'Birthright Citizenship'

A law passed nearly 150 years ago to give U.S. citizenship to freed slaves has become a hot-button issue in the 2016 presidential campaign. Last week, leading Republican presidential contender Donald Trump unveiled his campaign’s immigration plan, including a controversial proposal to end granting “birthright citizenship” – automatic citizenship to any child born on U.S. soil. After the Civil War ended in 1865, the U.S. Congress passed, and the states later ratified, the 14th...

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