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Trump administration will move to deny visas to pregnant foreign women


<b>Trump administration will move to deny visas to pregnant foreign women</b>The Trump administration is days away from announcing a plan to limit the automatic provision of U.S. citizenship to people born in the United States whose parents are non-citizens visiting the country.
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The Trump administration is days away from announcing a plan to limit the automatic provision of U.S. citizenship to people born in the United States whose parents are noncitizens visiting the country. The 14th Amendment states that any child born on U.S. soil is a citizen, no matter the status of the parents. The "jus soli", commonly referred to as birthright citizenship in the United States, is the right of anyone born in the territory of a state to nationality or citizenship. Trump would have to rescind the 14th Amendment. He knows he cannot. He's just hateful enough to try. He knows violating it is anti-constitutional. But he wants to violate it, for all to see! The fundamental life goal of an extreme narcissist like Trump is to promote the greatness of the self, for all to see. To the point of showing he can violate even the constitution, with impunity. Birthright citizenship in many cases helps prevent statelessness. Countries that have acceded to the 1961 Geneva Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness are obligated to grant nationality to persons born in their territory who would otherwise become stateless persons. The American Convention on Human Rights similarly provides that "Every person has the right to the nationality of the state in whose territory he was born if he does not have the right to any other nationality". The State Department took the lead on the initiative, though visa protocols are administered by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services at the Department of Homeland Security. The administration has not decided how to go about blocking citizenship to this class of newborns, but it has looked at giving the State Department the ability to deny visitor visas to people on short-term business, as well as tourism visas to women it believes may be trying to give birth in the U.S. It's not clear if the State Department would attempt to determine if a woman was pregnant or not at the time of submitting a visa application or at the time of travel or how many people would be affected.

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