The debate over birthright citizenship, explained in 90 seconds

Over the last week, a new debate has been brewing over birthright citizenship, an issue that has been discussed by the 2016 Republican presidential field and elevated during the dispute over illegal immigration.

Birthright citizenship is the legal right for children born in the United States to be granted automatic citizenship, including those born to illegal immigrants.

So what are some of the issues surrounding birthright citizenship, and how are those opposed looking to end it? The Daily Signal explains.

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