Paul supports Birthright Citizenship Act introduced in House last year

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FRANKFORT, Ky.—Republican Rand Paul has told a Russian TV station that he would like to block citizenship to babies born in the U.S. to illegal immigrants.

The U.S. Senate candidate said in the interview done shortly after his Kentucky primary victory last week that the U.S. shouldn’t provide an easy route to citizenship. The interview was done with RT, an English-language station in Russia.

Legislation dubbed the Birthright Citizenship Act was introduced in the House last year seeking to prevent citizenship to babies born to illegal immigrants even though the 14th Amendment to the Constitution guarantees citizenship to everyone born in the U.S.

Full story: Paul opposes citizenship for babies of illegals – Boston.com

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