Foner Sets the Record Straight on the 14th Amendment and Immigration

Writing for Bloomberg, Columbia University historian Eric Foner reminds us that the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution means that anyone born in the United States, “with minor exceptions,” is a citizen of the United States…even the children of illegal immigrants.

Foner provides some much needed historical perspective on this issue. Since I could not decide on a good excerpt for the blog, why not just read the entire piece.