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Q&A: 14th Amendment of US Constitution

The U.S. Constitution's 14th Amendment automatically guarantees the right of citizenship to anyone born on American soil, even if the child's parents are in the U.S. illegally. That guarantee, referred to as birthright citizenship, has become a hot topic among the 2016 presidential contenders after Donald Trump said he would end it for the children of undocumented migrants. What does the 14th Amendment state? All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject...

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