Immigration and Citizenship

RADIO (BBC): CAC’s Elizabeth Wydra Discusses Trump and Birthright Citizenship on BBC Radio

On October 30, 2018, CAC President Elizabeth Wydra appeared on BBC Radio 4: The World Tonight to discuss President Trump’s plans to issue an executive order attempting to repeal the explicit textual guarantee of birthright citizenship found in the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

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RELEASE: Win for Migrants at Southwest Border and Presidential Authority in Immigration  

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RELEASE: Bipartisan Former DHS, INS Officials Say to SCOTUS: Fifth Circuit Got It Wrong on MPP

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

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