Immigration and Citizenship
The Fourteenth Amendment’s Citizenship Clause is one of the most important provisions of the Constitution, guaranteeing birthright citizenship. CAC uses this and other constitutional provisions, along with federal statutes, to ensure that the rights of all are secured.
Immigration and Citizenship in Brief
The Trump administration, through its Muslim travel ban, has shown a disregard for the Constitution and a willingness to write discrimination into our laws. CAC, in these cases and elsewhere, fights to ensure that such attacks do not succeed.
ISSUE BRIEF: The Cornerstone of Our Democracy: The Census Clause and the Constitutional Obligation to Count All Persons
Born Under the Constitution: Why Recent Attacks on Birthright Citizenship are Unfounded
New York v. Department of Homeland Security; Make the Road NY v. Cuccinelli
SCOTUS Lets Trump’s “Public Charge” Rule Stand ... For Now
Velasco Lopez v. Decker
- The Second Circuit issues its decision
- The Second Circuit hears oral argument
- CAC files an amicus curiae brief