The Constitution for the United States of America
All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor to deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.
On the surface this Amendment appears to grant everyone who may be born in the United States, or has been naturalized, a Citizenship in the United States. The problem with this concept is that the Constitution for the United States of America, this Constitution, is really a treaty between the several States.
The Constitution was written by representatives from each State, they signed the Constitution on behalf of the States, and the Constitution contains many clauses that are very typical of a Treaty. It contains provisions for mutual defense, it contains a non-aggression clause, it contains provisions whereby the Citizens of one State are accorded the same status in all of the States. These are not provisions that the People would make with each other - these are provisions between the States - set forth in their Treaty Agreement.
The problem with granting Citizenship is that no Treaty organization has Citizens.
Do we have Citizens of the United Nations? NO! The name United Nations is the same concept as United States. It is a group of Nations who have "united" together in order to enter into an Agreement that gives them mutual defense, non-aggression, and recognition of the Citizens of each Nation by the other Nations.
If you are interested in pursuing this matter
there is a wealth of additional information about this posted to the Internet.
just enter 14th Amendment into your search engine and be amazed at the response.
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