Continuing the theme of last month’s topic, journalists recently have been interested in the claim by some members of the Republican Party that an Act of Congress could deny territorial birthright citizenship in the US to the children of undocumented aliens. As noted in the Minnesota Public Radio program linked in my last post, this is distinctly a minority view among legal scholars. Instead, changing the practice of awarding citizenship to persons born in the United States would require an amendment to the federal Constitution. My views on this appear in a recent article in Deutsche Welle World (in English), as well as Mundo Hispanico (in Spanish). Last year, I wrote an op-ed piece for the Atlanta Journal Constitution, which is also linked here.