October 30, 2018

The 1898 case of U.S. vs. Wong Kim Ark held that the Fourteenth Amendment affirms citizenship by children born on American soil. The Washington Post explores this case in light of President Trump's vow to sign an executive order to try to end the right of U.S. citizenship for children born in the U.S. to noncitizens. 

The Post cites an article in the Cardozo Law Review by Professor Bethany Berger of the University of Connecticut School of Law, Birthright Citizenship on Trial: Elk v. Wilkins and United States v. Wong Kim Ark.

Read the story in The Washington Post