Publié le October 9, 2019 | Updated on October 9, 2019

Amanda Frost: The fragility of American citizenship

Some people are learning that their birth or naturalization certificates aren’t enough to prove citizenship—a problem that the Fourteenth Amendment should ideally prevent. This story is part of the project “The Battle for the Constitution,” in partnership with the National Constitution Center.

An essay published in The Atlantic from Amanda Frost Fellow of the Collegium de Lyon 2019-2020. She is a professor at American University Washington College of Law, and the author of the forthcoming book Unmaking Americans: A History of Citizenship Stripping in the United States.