Distinguishing between U.S.-born and foreign-born citizens goes against past law and policy. There’s no reason for a change.
Carrie Cordero is Counsel at ZwillGen PLLC. She is an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown Law, where she previously served as Director of National Security Studies. She spent the first part of her career in public service, including as Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for National Security; Senior Associate General Counsel at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence; Attorney Advisor at the Department of Justice, where she practiced before the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court; and Special Assistant United States Attorney.
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