About the bill
- Full Title
To amend section 301 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to clarify those classes of individuals born in the United States who are nationals and citizens of the United States at birth.
- Summary (CRS)
4/19/2007--Introduced.Birthright Citizenship Act of 2007 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to consider a person born in the United States "subject to the jurisdiction" of the United States for ...
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Apr 19, 2007
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Apr 2, 2009
Reintroduced Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1868 (111th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1940”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
104 cosponsors (102R, 2D)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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H.R. 1868 (111th)
was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 2, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1940 — 110th Congress: Birthright Citizenship Act of 2007. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr1940
“H.R. 1940 — 110th Congress: Birthright Citizenship Act of 2007.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr1940>
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