Citizenship Reform Act

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Citizenship Reform Act Of 2005
... The proposed Citizenship Reform Act of 2005 (H.R ... was a bill which, if enacted into law, would have amended the Immigration and Nationality Act to limit automatic citizenship at birth to apply only to a child born in the United States ... subject to the jurisdiction" of the United States, and thus not entitled to automatic citizenship via the Fourteenth Amendment which section 1 reads "All persons born or ...

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