Wong Kim Ark + The Washington Post + Accidental Anchor Babies

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

There's a good write-up of Wong Kim Ark down at the Washington Post - and obviously - very apropos:

Young men like Wong were not called “anchor babies” by critics then, but rather “accidental citizens,” said University of New Hampshire legal historian Lucy Salyer, “citizens by the accident of birth” as the dissenting justices in Wong Kim Ark’s Supreme Court case would put it.
Read it in full.