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Ask the Expert: Let’s Fix Immigration, Not Attack Immigrant Mothers
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Ask the Expert: Let’s Fix Immigration, Not Attack Immigrant Mothers

Gebe Martinez explains why some conservatives want to revoke birthright citizenship rights, why this is misguided, and what we need to fix the broken immigration system.

Why do some conservatives want to deny birthright citizenship to the children of some immigrants? What are the major legal and administrative hurdles they are likely to run up against? And why would denying citizenship to these children not fix our immigration problems?

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