Trump's government denies passport to babies born near the border

The American Esme and her mother observe her Salvadoran father, getting the US citizenship.

The American Esme and her mother observe her Salvadoran father, getting the US citizenship.

The restriction, which causes a legal limbo, affects those whose birth was conducted by midwives.

The 14th Amendment to the American Constitution says that "All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States". However, some people are not being able to obtain or to renew the American passport based on this right.

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