Republicans want review of birthright citizenship

Many Brooklyn families could find another roadblock to citizenship.Leading Republicans are joining a push toreconsider the constitutional amendment that grants automaticcitizenship to people born in

BROOKLYN - Many Brooklyn families could find another roadblock to citizenship.

Leading Republicans are joining a push toreconsider the constitutional amendment that grants automaticcitizenship to people born in the United States. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham is now proposing to change the Constitution so those children won't automatically become U.S. citizens.

Democrats are slamming Republican calls for a closer look at how the U.S. determines citizenship.

The 14th Amendment, ratified after the Civil War, gives children born to illegal immigrants in the U.S. a right to citizenship.

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