Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 3:35 PM ET

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National Audio 3:35 PM ET

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NAT126 - (US-Trump-Birthright-Citizenship) NASHVILLE. x-15s. Experts are questioning U-S President Donald Trump's legal ability to limit a constitutional amendment on birthright citizenship without Congress' consent. Trump wants to end birthright citizenship for babies born to non-citizens and immigrants not authorized to be in the U-S. Vanderbilt law professor Suzanna Sherry says an 1898 Supreme Court ruling made clear who is entitied to birthright citizenship. ("..the territory.") (SOURCE:The Associated Press)

TAG: Vice-president Mike Pence says potentially changing birthright citizenship is part of the Trump administration's broad look at U-S laws that draw people into the country illegally. In a Politico interview, Pence denies that Trump's current talk about immigration is a scare tactic to rally Republican support in the midterm elections. …

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