Publié le March 2, 2021 | Updated on March 2, 2021

Amanda Frost - You are not American

Citizenship Stripping from Dred Scott to the Dreamers

Citizenship is invaluable, yet our status as citizens is always at risk—even for those born on US soil.

Over the last two centuries, the US government has revoked citizenship to cast out its unwanted, suppress dissent, and deny civil rights to all considered “un-American” - whether due to their race, ethnicity, marriage partner, or beliefs. Drawing on the narratives of those who have struggled to be treated as full members of “We the People,” law professor Amanda Frost exposes a hidden history of discrimination and xenophobia that continues to this day.

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  • Editor
    Penguin Random House
  • Author(s)
    Amanda Frost is a law professor at American University in Washington, D.C., where she specializes in immigration and citizenship law. She was a 2019-2020 Collegium de Lyon fellow.