Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2008

Abstract

The American papers sometimes contain tales about persons who have forgotten who they are, what are their names, and where they live. The Porto [sic] Ricans find themselves in the same predicament as those absent-minded people. To what nationality do they belong? What is the character of their citizenship? ... [l]f since they ceased to be Spanish citizens they have not been Americans [sic] citizens, what in the name ·of heaven have they been?

Disciplines

Constitutional Law | Fourteenth Amendment | Immigration Law | International Law | Law

Center/Program

Center on Global Governance

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