The Debate Over Immigration and Birthright Citizenship

Signs at a May 2010 immigration reform rally in Los Angeles, CA - Flickr user jkarsh

Signs at a May 2010 immigration reform rally in Los Angeles, CA

Flickr user jkarsh

The Debate Over Immigration and Birthright Citizenship

Some conservative lawmakers have suggested eliminating automatic citizenship for children of illegal immigrants. We take a look at the implications of increasing political pressure for new immigration laws.

Some conservative lawmakers have suggested eliminating automatic citizenship for children of illegal immigrants. We take a look at the implications of increasing political pressure for new immigration laws.

Guests

Rosemary Jenks

director of government relations, NumbersUSA.

Angela Kelley

vice president for immigration policy and advocacy, Center for American Progress.

Julia Preston

national immigration correspondent for The New York Times.

Mark Krikorian

executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies.

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