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Making Litigating Citizenship More Fair

Posted by on Thursday, May 14, 2020 in En Banc, Responses.

Ming H. Chen | 73 Vand. L. Rev. En Banc 133 (2020) |

In Litigating Citizenship, Cassandra Burke Robertson and Irina D. Manta chart the contours of expanding immigration enforcement in the Trump administration: from criminal aliens and illegal aliens, to legal immigrants, to naturalized citizens. In their own words, their interest is “How do we determine when a particular individual meets—or fails to meet—the legal requirements that determine citizenship under our laws?” More specifically, they want to assess whether the government’s determinations are fair. Their focus on challenges to citizenship is a much-needed spotlight on the excesses of modern immigration policy and their effect on our democracy.

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Link to Robertson & Manta’s Article