NEW YORK (AP) — A coalition of state attorneys general on Monday urged the U.S. Department of Commerce to not add a question about citizenship to the 2020 census, saying it could lower participation among immigrants and cause a population ...Read More »
The question of conferring automatic citizenship on those born in the United States is being looked at in the House where a judiciary subcommittee Wednesday conducted a hearing revisiting the Citizenship Clause of the 14th Amendment. “The discussion is important ...
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WASHINGTON — Hundreds of thousands of people who signed up under the new health care law risk losing their taxpayer-subsidized insurance unless they act quickly to resolve questions about their citizenship or immigration status. The government warned on Tuesday that ...Read More »
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Citizenship Jurisdiction — Retroactive Effect Hizam v. Kerry 12-3810 Judges Newman, Pooler and Livingston Background: The defendant appealed from an order granting the plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment and ordering the government ...Read More »
In a case considering the constitutionality of a law that makes it easier for a child of unmarried parents to obtain citizenship if the mother is a U.S. citizen than if the father is, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court grappled with issues of gender bias, judicial remedies and Congress’s power.Read More »
PHOENIX — Lawmakers in at least 14 states are collaborating on proposed legislation to deny U.S. citizenship to children of illegal immigrants, according to lawmakers, including the sponsor of Arizona’s 2010 law targeting illegal immigration.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether an immigration law that allows a child born out of the country to a mother who is a U.S. citizen to obtain citizenship — but not a child born to a citizen father — violates equal protection under the Constitution.Read More »