S.J.Res. 6: 

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to United States citizenship.

Sponsored by:  Sen. David Vitter [R-LA] in the 111th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to United States citizenship.

H.R. 3862: 

Immigration Moratorium Act of 1994

Sponsored by:  Rep. Robert Stump [R-AZ3, 1977-2002] in the 103rd congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 3862 would have cut legal immigration from around one million to below 300,000 a year -- near the traditional American level of immigration. It also would have eliminated one of the major incentives for illegal immigration by halting the granting of U.S. citizenship to babies born to illegal-alien mothers in the United States. The House leadership did not bring the bill to a vote.

H.R. 4934: 

Immigration Reduction Act of 1994

Sponsored by:  Rep. Bill Archer [R-TX7, 1971-2000] in the 103rd congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 4934, the Immigration Reduction Act, would cut legal immigration -- by reducing chain migration, ending the visa lottery, capping refugees and asylees, eliminating unnecessary worker visas, and ending birthright citizenship -- from around 1 million to around 320,000 a year, reducing U.S. population growth by about 5.8 million over a 10-year period.

H.R. 1363: 

Citizenship Reform Act of 1995

Sponsored by:  Rep. Brian Bilbray [R-CA50, 2006-2013] in the 104th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R.1363, the Citizenship Reform Act of 1995, would halt the automatic granting of U.S. citizenship to babies born to illegal-alien mothers in the United States. The House leadership did not bring the bill to a vote.

H.R. 346: 

H.R. 346

Sponsored by:  Rep. Robert Stump [R-AZ3, 1977-2002] in the 105th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 346 would have ended the practice of birthright citizenship that allows any child born in the United States, regardless of the nationality of their parents, to receive automatic citizenship.

H.J.Res. 60: 

H.J.Res. 60

Sponsored by:  Rep. L. Callahan [R-AL1, 1985-2002] in the 105th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.J.Res. 60 would have denied citizenship to U.S. born babies of illegal aliens.

H.R. 7: 

Citizenship Reform Act of 1997

Sponsored by:  Rep. Brian Bilbray [R-CA50, 2006-2013] in the 105th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 7, the Citizenship Reform Act of 1997, would end the practice of granting automatic citizenship to babies born to illegal aliens in the U.S. Once citizens, these babies (some 200,000 a year) can then serve as a magnet for their relatives to immigrate to the U.S.

H.J.Res. 26: 

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to provide that no person born in the United States will be a United States citizen unless a parent is a United States citizen, is lawfully in the United States.

Sponsored by:  Rep. Mark Foley [R-FL16, 1995-2006] in the 105th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to provide that no person born in the United States will be a United States citizen unless a parent is a United States citizen, is lawfully in the United States, or has a lawful immigration status at the time of the birth.

H.R. 319: 

H.R. 319

Sponsored by:  Rep. Robert Stump [R-AZ3, 1977-2002] in the 106th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 319 would have ended the automatic granting of U.S. citizenship to more than 200,000 "anchor babies" born to illegal-alien mothers in the United States each year.

H.J.Res. 10: 

H.J.Res. 10

Sponsored by:  Rep. Mark Foley [R-FL16, 1995-2006] in the 106th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.J.Res. 10 would have denied citizenship to U.S. born children of illegal aliens. Under current law, these babies are granted automatic citizenship and serve as "anchors" for additional migration.

H.J.Res. 59: 

H.J.Res. 59

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

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

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.

H.R. 190: 

H.R. 190

Sponsored by:  Rep. Robert Stump [R-AZ3, 1977-2002] in the 107th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 190 would have put an end to the automatic granting of citizenship to babies born to illegal aliens in the U.S. -- some 200,000 a year. These babies can then serve as anchors for importing extended family members, thus adding significantly to U.S. population growth.

H.R. 1567: 

Citizenship Reform Act of 2003

Sponsored by:  Rep. Nathan Deal [R-GA9, 2007-2010] in the 108th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 1567 was a bill to deny citizenship to babies of illegal aliens. The bill would have ended the automatic granting of U.S. citizenship to more than 200,000 "anchor babies" born to illegal-alien mothers in the United States each year.

H.J.Res. 44: 

H.J.Res. 44

Sponsored by:  Rep. Mark Foley [R-FL16, 1995-2006] in the 108th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.J.Res. 44 would create a Constitutional amendment that would end the automatic granting of U.S. citizenship to more than 200,000 "anchor babies" born to illegal-alien mothers in the United States each year.

H.J.Res. 42: 

H.J.Res. 42

Sponsored by:  Rep. Ronald “Ron” Paul [R-TX14, 1997-2013] in the 108th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.J.Res. 42 would create a Constitutional amendment that would end the automatic granting of U.S. citizenship to more than 200,000 anchor babies born to illegal-alien mothers in the United States each year.

S. 2117: 

ENFORCE Act

Sponsored by:  Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK] in the 109th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

S. 2117, the ENFORCE Act, would: 1) end the automatic granting of citizenship to the U.S.-born children of illegal aliens (an estimated 250,000 per year); 2) increase border controls by enlisting retired law officers in border control efforts; 3) increase interior enforcement by mandating federal officials respond to state and local officials who detain illegal aliens; and 4) prevent theft and abuse of social security numbers and individual taxpayer ID numbers, both of which are used by illegal aliens to obtain jobs fraudulently.

H.R. 3938: 

Enforcement First Immigration Reform Act of 2005

Sponsored by:  Rep. John “J.D.” Hayworth [R-AZ5, 2003-2006] in the 109th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Split

H.R. 3938, the Enforcement First Immigration Reform Act, would: 1) reduce rewards for illegal immigration by prohibiting Social Security for illegal aliens, 2) reduce chain migration by eliminating the Family 4th Preference category which allots 65,000 visas each year to the siblings of adult U.S.

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