The 14th Amendment's co-author, Lyman Trumbull, insisted the word "jurisdiction" requires zero allegiance to any other nation. Does a new-?

born have any allegiance at all to anything or anyone other than beyond his/her mother? So, if the mother has granted no proof of allegiance to this nation over her real, home nation, why would the child be loyal to the U.S.? Comparing illegal aliens to legal Citizens of Japanese descent is an insult to the... show more born have any allegiance at all to anything or anyone other than beyond his/her mother?

So, if the mother has granted no proof of allegiance to this nation over her real, home nation, why would the child be loyal to the U.S.?

Comparing illegal aliens to legal Citizens of Japanese descent is an insult to the latter who'd lived here for generations AFTER expressing allegiance to the U.S. to become Citizens.

In a war with Mexico/Latin America, illegals from the region are more likely to side with their home nation than with us.
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Update: ' Lyman Trumbull: "The provision is, that ‘all persons born in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens.’ "That means ‘subject to the complete jurisdiction thereof.’ What do we mean by ‘complete jurisdiction thereof?’ "Not owing allegiance to anybody else.... show more '
Lyman Trumbull:

"The provision is, that ‘all persons born in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens.’

"That means ‘subject to the complete jurisdiction thereof.’ What do we mean by ‘complete jurisdiction thereof?’

"Not owing allegiance to anybody else. That is what it means."

http://www.federalistblog.us/2007/09/revisiting_subject_to_the_jurisdiction/
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