citizenship

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The Constitution requires that the United States population be counted every ten years. New York v. United States Department of Commerce (“N.Y. v. Department”), at 2. The Census Act gives the Department of Commerce (“Department”) and the Secretary of...

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In 1997, Petitioner Ruben Flores-Villar was convicted under 21 U.S.C. §§ 952 and 960 for importation of marijuana, and was subsequently deported to Mexico. See United States v. Flores-Villar, 536 F.3d 990, 994 (9th Cir. 2008). On February 24, 2006,...

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Overview

The Fourteenth Amendment contains a number of important concepts, most famously state action, privileges & immunities, citizenship, due process, and equal protection—all of which are contained in Section One. However, the Fourteenth...

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Overview

A natural-born citizen refers to someone who was a U.S. citizen at birth, and did not need to go through a naturalization proceeding later in life.

Political Office Requirement

The phrase "natural-born citizen" appears in the U.S....