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Subject:  Re: Unprepared for REAL ID Deadline Date:  10/14/2019  5:00 PM
Author:  steve203 Number:  569638 of 583953

...once the first Telegraph was born here, all descendants were also citizens by birthright. So says the Constitution and Amendments and Supreme Court interpretations. Born here = citizenship.

I posted the extreme case: retroactive repeal of birthright citizenship, so citizenship can only be inherited from citizen parents. If the first Telegraph was never naturalized, or you can't find the documentation to prove the first Telegraph was naturalized, then all the Telegraph spawn since cannot inherit citizenship.

The Constitution has been amended several times, including the 18th amendment. To change or remove text in the Constitution, or an amendment, like the 14th amendment definition of citizenship, another amendment is required, like the 21st amendment, which repealed the 18th amendment.

Steve
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