President Trump’s statement that he can take away the citizenship birthrights guaranteed in the 14th Amendment with an executive order are simply stirring up fear, according to his wife’s immigration attorney. Michael Wildes talked to CNN
‘s Jake Tapper
about Trump’s threats to deny citizenship to people born in the US.
The 14th Amendment states, “All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.”