Birthright Citizenship in U.S. History

A panel of professors looks at the history of the 14th amendment and its grant of birthright citizenship, and how that has affected… read more

A panel of professors looks at the history of the 14th amendment and its grant of birthright citizenship, and how that has affected different ethnic groups, including Native Americans, and immigrant groups such as Asians & Mexicans. The panelists also talk about state and federal efforts over the years to regulate birthright citizenship, and touch on recent proposals to amend the Constitution’s Citizenship Clause. 

This discussion was part of a conference on birthright citizenship hosted by the University of Maryland’s Center for the History of the New America. It’s about two hours. close

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305229-2
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
College Park, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Jul 28, 2012
Last Aired:
Jul 29, 2012

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  • Jul 28, 2012 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 29, 2012 | 2:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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