Astrid Silva, the 2014 receipent of the American Immigration Council’s Immigrant Youth...
Birthright Citizenship’s Unlikely Road to Supreme Court
Published on Wed, Dec 22, 2010
“Those children can’t petition for their parents to become U.S. citizens until they are 21 years old and it most cases, the parents would be barred from getting a visa to the United States for 10 years,” said Michelle Waslin, senior policy analyst at the American Immigration Council's Immigration Policy Center in Washington, D.C. “So that’s a 31-year plan. It doesn’t seem like it’s a very good plan to legalize your status here in the U.S. It doesn’t protect them from deportation.”
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