Naples Daily News, Fla., Brent Batten column

By Brent Batten, Naples Daily News, Fla. And subject to the jurisdiction thereof. Six words you probably haven’t thought about since high school civics class, if then. But they’re roaring into the national consciousness as the debate about illegal immigration intensifies in and out of the Republican presidential campaign. A new study on immigration demonstrates […]

1 in 10 Babies Born in U.S. to Illegal Immigrants

Illegal immigrants account for around 400,000 births in the United States which roughly translates to one in ten babies born in the U.S. as a whole. Jon Feere, legal policy analyst for the Center for Immigration Studies, testified before a House panel on “birthright citizenship” and revealed his research which showed the rapidly increasing number […]

Time to End Birthright Citizenship

Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) is set to introduce legislation to end so-called “birthright” citizenship. “Birthright” citizenship means anyone born on the soil of the United States is automatically granted U.S. citizenship. Current citizenship laws stem from the wording of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution which states; “All persons born or naturalized in the United […]