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Mayflower Passengers: Birthright Citizenship and Announcement Tuesday

mayflower passengers: Birthright citizenship is guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment, according to Toronto Star. That birthright is protected no less for children of undocumented persons than for descendants of Mayflower passengers, the United States circuit judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit wrote in a 2006 law review article. But Judge James Ho, a recent Trump appointee, may stand in his way. Contrary to Trump's announcement Tuesday, Ho said that a constitutional amendment was the exclusive way to restrict birthright citizenship. The president's comments to Axios on HBO come amid a renewed push for hardline immigration policies in the lead-up to the midterm elections. Trump says he wants to order the end of the constitutional right to citizenship for babies of non-citizens and unauthorized immigrants born in the United States. ( As reported in the news.