A bill to change the criteria to become a United States Citizen
On January 16, 2009 a Senate joint resolution was introduced by Senator David Vitter of Louisiana (R) which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to United States citizenship.
A proposed amendment to the Constitution to change the rules of citizenship to read…
A person born in the United States shall not be a citizen of the United States unless–
a) one parent of the person is a citizen of the United States;
b) one parent of the person is an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States who resides in the United States;
c) one parent of the person is an alien performing active service in the Armed Forces of the United States;
d) the person is naturalized in accordance with the laws of the United States.”.
Republican Senator David Vitter of Louisiana, born 1961, has been in the Senate since 2005. Vitter served in the US House of Representatives 1999-2005. Vitter Served in the Louisiana State House of Representatives from 1992 to 1999. His background is in law. He attended Harvard.
SJ Res 6 <— full text of legislation
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