2018年11月1日「birthright citizenship」

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One week from tonight, of course, the crucial midterms,
中間選挙まで1週間

and President Trump now upping the stakes on immigration saying he now wants to end
birthright citizenship.
トランプ大統領は生得市民権を廃止したい意向だ

President Trump is determined to make immigration a central issue.
移民問題を争点にしたい大統領

Today, vowing to single-handedly end the Constitution’s guarantee of citizenship to anyone born in the United States.
米国で生まれた人に保障される市民権を独断で廃止する意向を示した

But today, the top Republican in Congress said the president simply does not have that power.
しかし共和党幹部は大統領にその権限はないと発言

Well you obviously cannot do that. You cannot end birthright citizenship with an executive order.
大統領令で生得市民権の廃止はできません

In fact, back in 1995, the Justice Department
1995年に—

said very forcefully in an opinion that is still in force today, still operative today,
司法省が強い調子で出した意見書が今も有効だが それによると—

that the only way to change birthright citizenship is “by amending the Constitution.”
生得市民権を変更するには憲法を修正するしかない

 

単語・熟語

birthright citizenship
生得市民権

birthright
生得権

citizenship
市民権、国籍

single-handedly
独断で