Published Date:  

2001-07-27 04:00

Public Description:  

H.J.Res. 59 was a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States that would deny citizenship to U.S. born children of illegal immigrants. Under current law, these babies are granted automatic citizenship and serve as "anchors" for additional migration.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support
Sponsored by:  Rep. Mark Foley [R-FL16, 1995-2006] in the 107th congress

Bill Number:  

H.J.Res. 59

Chamber:  

House

Grade Categories:  

Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship