President Trump said in a new interview released Tuesday that he will sign an executive order intended to end the practice of birthright citizenship.
“It was always told to me that you needed a constitutional amendment. Guess what? You don’t,” Trump said during an interview with Axios.
Axios reports that the White House is preparing an order that would declare an end to the longstanding staple of America’s immigration system.
That would set up a new battle for Trump at the Supreme Court over the 14th Amendment, which states that all persons “born or naturalized in the United States” are “citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside.”
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