American Citizenship


Paz para Vieques

by Minnie McMahon One year from today, on March 2, 2012, Puerto Ricans will celebrate 95 years of American citizenship.  Before Puerto Rico came under the control of the U.S. in 1898, Puerto Ricans came to the United States in … Continued


Rep. Gohmert Goes Beyond Immigrant Bashing

It was only a few months ago that Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) enlightened us on his elaborate ‘terror babies’ theory, in a fear mongering scheme to change the 14th Amendment. According to his theory, terrorist organizations are sending pregnant women … Continued


Cross-post: Republican Bill Seeks to Deprive American-Born of Citizenship

Alex DiBranco highlights an ongoing threat, not just to the children of immigrants, but to any American whose ability to prove birthright is compromised. A proposed bill sponsored by Rep. Gary Miller (R-CA) wants people born in the U.S.A. to … Continued