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[Congressional Bills 103th Congress]
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[H.R. 1191 Introduced in House (IH)]

103d CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 1191

 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to limit citizenship at 
birth, merely by virtue of birth in the United States, to persons with 
                   citizen or legal resident mothers.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             March 3, 1993

 Mr. Gallegly (for himself, Mr. Hyde, Mr. Archer, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. 
Doolittle, Mr. Duncan, Mr. Kasich, Mr. Cunningham, Mr. Young of Alaska, 
Mr. McCandless, Mr. Stump, Mr. Baker of Louisiana, Mr. Emerson, and Mr. 
  McCollum) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                       Committee on the Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to limit citizenship at 
birth, merely by virtue of birth in the United States, to persons with 
                   citizen or legal resident mothers.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. LIMITING CITIZENSHIP AT BIRTH, MERELY BY VIRTUE OF BIRTH IN 
              THE UNITED STATES, TO PERSONS WITH LEGAL RESIDENT 
              MOTHERS.

    (a) In General.--Section 301(a) of the Immigration and Nationality 
Act (8 U.S.C. 1401(a)) is amended by inserting before the semicolon the 
following: ``, of a mother who is a citizen or legal resident of the 
United States''.
    (b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall 
apply to persons born after the date of ratification of an article of 
amendment to the Constitution of the United States that repeals the 
first sentence of section 1 of the fourteenth article of amendment to 
the Constitution of the United States.

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