Video Clip: Birthright Citizenship and the 14th Amendment

Description

During an appearance at a Politico event, Vice President Mike Pence says the 14th Amendment may be a "magnet" for illegal immigration. His comments come a day after President Trump told another media outlet that he is considering executive action to end birthright citizenship. "What the president has made clear is that we are looking at action that would reconsider birthright citizenship," the vice president says, adding that the Supreme Court has never ruled on the amendment's language and whether it applies specifically to people in the country illegally.

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Keywords

  • 14th Amendment
  • Ellis Island
  • Executive Action
  • Migrant Caravan
  • Natural Born Citizen

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