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Anchor Babies and the Challenge of Birthright Citizenship

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ISBN-10: 1503605094

ISBN-13: 9781503605091

Edition: 2017

Authors: Leo R. Chavez

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Birthright citizenship has a deep and contentious history in the United States, one often hard to square in a country that prides itself on being "a nation of immigrants." Even as the question of citizenship for children of immigrants was seemingly settled by the Fourteenth Amendment, vitriolic debate has continued for well over a century, especially in relation to U.S. race relations. Most recently, a provocative and decidedly more offensive term than birthright citizenship has emerged: "anchor babies." With this book, Leo R. Chavez explores the question of birthright citizenship, and of citizenship in the United States writ broadly, as he counters the often hyperbolic claims surrounding…    
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Book details

List price: $14.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 10/10/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.99" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English