“If you are an illegal immigrant, we clearly have not given you permission to reside here,” said Rosemary Jenks, director of government relations for NumbersUSA, a group that favors decreased immigration. “You are still subject to the jurisdiction of your own country.” http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/07/us/politics/07fourteenth.html?ref=immigration-and-emigration

By Julia Preston -- New York Times

Birthright Citizenship

Originally Published: Fri, Aug 6th 2010 @ 11:55am EDT