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The 14th Amendment and Birthright Citizenship for Children of Immigrants

The 1860s saw a Civil War, one president assassinated and another impeached, and the passage of three Constitutional Amendments. Americans were living through revolutionary times. Would black and immigrant citizenship be part of the revolution?

The 14th Amendment and Birthright Citizenship for Children of Immigrants

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 9, 2016  

The children of immigrants are citizens if they are born in the United States. This protection was given by the 14th Amendment to the Constitution. It has been recognized in Supreme Court cases and Federal Regulations.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: Index of Indexes

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 4, 2016  

The Immigrants' Civil War

Immigrants and the 14th Amendment

The 14th Amendment made blacks and the children of immigrants into U.S. citizens.

Immigrants and the 14th Amendment

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 4, 2016  

Your guide to all our articles on Immigrants and the 14th Amendment.

When the 14th Amendment stalled, a Scottish immigrant stepped up

Lynchings of freed slaves and white Southerns Unionists helped drive Congressional intervention in Reconstruction.

When the 14th Amendment stalled, a Scottish immigrant stepped up

by Patrick Young, Esq. on June 27, 2016  

Scottish socialist Robert Dale Owen used his influence to advance black citizenship.

The Immigrants’ Civil War Table of Contents

by Patrick Young, Esq. on June 26, 2016  

All of our articles.

Immigrants, Race, and Emancipation

by Patrick Young, Esq. on June 15, 2016  

The Immigrants' Civil War looks at immigrant racial attitudes and reactions to slavery and Emancipation.

Immigrants in the Reconstruction Era

An Index to articles on the Reconstruction Era.

Immigrants in the Reconstruction Era

by Patrick Young, Esq. on June 15, 2016  

From the condition of the South in the months after Lee's Surrender to the advent of the 14th Amendment.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: The Scottish

by Patrick Young, Esq. on June 15, 2016  

Index of The Immigrants' Civil War

Take an Immigration Vacation this Summer

The Irish Hunger Memorial in Manhattan reminds us that immigrants often come to the United States fleeing war, famine, or natural disaster.

Take an Immigration Vacation this Summer

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 29, 2016  

Important sites within a four-hour drive of Long Island where you can learn about our shared history.

The Reconstruction Era Timeline from The Immigrants Civil War

The Memphis Massacre was a violent outburst against freed African Americans.

The Reconstruction Era Timeline from The Immigrants Civil War

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 29, 2016  

The events of the Reconstruction Era helped shape the world we live in.

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