Letters and Correspondences

Denial of Birth Certificates in Texas

Children of Immigrants

Denial of Birth Certificates in TexasFirst Focus sent this letter on July 20, 2015 to Attorney General Lynch asking for a U.S. Department of Justice investigation on claims that U.S. citizen children born to immigrant parents are being denied birth certificates in Texas. A birth certificate is often the primary means for a child to demonstrate citizenship and it is unconstitutional for the State of Texas to refuse to issue them to U.S. citizen children.

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