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Gaetz introduces legislation to end ‘unqualified’ birthright citizenship

Posted on AllSides July 25th, 2023
From The Center

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) introduced a bill Tuesday that would end “unqualified” birthright citizenship for children whose parents are not themselves U.S. citizens.

The legislation, titled the “End Birthright Citizenship Fraud Act of 2023,” would amend the Immigration and Nationality Act “to reflect the original intent of the 14th Amendment’s ‘subject to the jurisdiction thereof’ clause,” according to a statement on the measure. 

The 14th Amendment grants citizenship to all “born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof.”  

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https://thehill.com/policy/national-security/4118478-gaetz-introduces-legislation-to-end-unqualified-birthright-citizenship/

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