According to Numbers USA, Birthright Citizenship is the automatic granting of citizenship to children born within a nation’s borders or territories. The United States and Canada are the only developed nations in the world to still offer Birthright Citizenship to tourists and illegal aliens. 8 U.S.C. § 1401 : US Code – Section 1401 (1952) grants automatic citizenship to any person born in the United States.
The following are among the nations repealing Birthright Citizenship in recent years: ( For a complete list of sources used in the development of this list, click here: Notes and Citations Regarding Birthright Citizenship Laws. Much of the information comes from the websites of the individual countries or the United Nations. )
- Australia (2007)
- New Zealand (2005)
- Ireland (2005)
- France (1993)
- India (1987)
- Malta (1989)
- UK (1983)
- Portugal (1981)
And did you know that with the stroke of his pen, the left-handed leftist Usurper in Chief without fanfare signed an executive order that gives amnesty to illegals if they serve in our military or enroll in our colleges? We are no longer a nation of laws, unless and only when it serves the ruling elite.
The US Senate voted down the DREAM Act in December. But, it doesn’t matter. Obama pushed the law through by executive order last week.
The Examiner reported:
On Friday, the Obama administration issued a memo announcing that federal immigration officials do not have to deport illegal aliens if they are enrolled in any type of education program, if their family members have volunteered for U.S. military service, or even if they are pregnant or nursing.
This new policy of “prosecutorial discretion” was quietly announced on Friday afternoon, and completely ignored by the mainstream press.
Author of Arizona’s SB1070 and Kansas’ secretary of state, Kris Kobach, told the Daily Caller: “They’re pushing the [immigration] agents to be even more lax, to go further in not enforcing the law. At a time when millions of Americans are unemployed and looking for work, this is more bad news coming from the Obama administration… [if the administration] really cared about putting Americans back to work, it would be vigorously enforcing the law.”