Birthright Citizenship Abolition Amendment

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Birthright Citizenship Abolition Amendment[1]  (2005) 
The Government of the United States of America
Proposed April 13, 2005 (failed)

There have been over ten thousand attempts to amend the United States Constitution, but only 27 attempts have succeeded.

SECTION 1. No person born in the United States after the date of the ratification of this article shall be a citizen of the United States, or of any State, on account of birth in the United States unless the mother or father of the person is a citizen of the United States, or is lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States, at the time of the birth.

SECTION 2. The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.


  1. This Amendment may be read at the Library of Congress Website.