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State leadersonce objectedto birthrightcitizenship

Jan 02, 2019 - The San Francisco Chronicle

President Trump's promise to do away with birthright citizenship for U.S.-born children of undocumented immigrants drew predictable scorn from some prominent Californians.

State Attorney General Xavier Becerra said the president's "scapegoating and fear-mongering" was "reckless and unconstitutional," while House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, appearing on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show," said the plan announced last fall was in keeping with Trump's policy of "taking babies out of the arms of ...