Re-Post from Oct. 2010 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
In the meantime Back at the ranch the parent stays in America and the taxpayer foots the bill to the tune of approximately $13 Trillion dollars a year in welfare, entitlements, healthcare, education and incarceration for the criminal element that crosses our unprotected border.
Besides the anchor baby and the illegal who knows they have broken the law by sneaking across the border.. "U.S. values its citizenship so lowly as to distribute it promiscuously to the off-spring of foreign citizens visiting Disney World on tourist visas and to foreign citizens who have violated their promises on their visitor, work and student visas to stay illegally in the country, as well as to those who sneak across our borders." Not only does the government not do anything about the unlawful entry, they don't monitor those who have overstayed their visa time limit. U.S. values its
The Federal government job is to protect the borders of America from invasion and they are doing a poor job of it. Preferring to sue border States that try to protect its citizens. This administration is more interested in making American a nanny nation and its citizens slaves to government handouts, so they can control our freedom our lives.
There are 38 "developed" countries in the world (according the the IMF or CIA). America is the only nation out of 38 developed countries that puts so little value on the right to become a citizens that it allows just anybody to stay in our country uninvited.
THE DEVELOPED NATIONS OF THE WORLD THAT OFFER BIRTHRIGHT CITIZENSHIP TO THE BABIES OF TOURISTS AND ILLEGAL ALIENS:
United States 0.956 (▼ 1) Listen Up America isALLOWING BIRTHRIGHT CITIZENSHIP.
Every other modern Developed nation in the world has gotten rid of birthright citizenship policies.
Yet, most of U.S. news media and politicians the last two weeks have ridiculed the comments by some other politicians that it is time for the U.S. to put an end to birthright citizenship for tourists and illegal aliens.
There were several of the Developed countries that gave away their citizenship as freely as we do in the U.S. One by one they all have recognized the folly of that policy.
MODERN COUNTRIES THAT RECENTLY ENDED THEIR BIRTHRIGHT CITIZENSHIP POLICY:
Australia's 0.970 (▬) birthright citizenship requirements are much more stringent than those of H.R. 1868 and took effect in 2007.
New Zealand 0.950 (▬) repealed in 2006
Ireland 0.965 (▬) repealed in 2005
France 0.961 (▲ 3) repealed in 1993
India (not on the list) repealed in 1987
United Kingdom 0.947 (▬) repealed in 1983
Portugal 0.909 (▼ 1) repealed in 1981
The United States is the clown and a sucker country to modern countries around the world.