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"alison blixt" Discussed on PRI's The World
"Not to then they've also decided to appeal two guys have also filed to in California for their son, and they won their case. But now the government is actually appealing their case in the night circuit. And I do not understand why the government feels the need to actually spend time energy resources, money appealing something that is so legally straightforward. So you're living in London. How much is that? A function of these. Laws on birthright citizenship. So actually, the reason we moved here in the first place was because of the defense of Marriage Act. So when we met to funny was living in Italy, and I was living in New York, and we wanted to live in New York together, but Stephanie couldn't get to live there. So we had to make the difficult choice to be together, but have to move to be together. So we chose love and moved to London because of that. And then now if we wanted to move to the US, I would have to apply to sponsor Lucas to get him a green card. And yes, it's a logistical possibility. But psychologically, and philosophically. It's wrong. You both seem very much at ease in the world at large wise and important to you that your kids become American citizens. Well, being American is a fundamental part of my identity and part of who I am. And I feel that my children that is a big part of their identity to and also for Lucas to be told you're not as much. Much a part of, of Alison as mossy is, is just heartbreaking. And when we started this fight, he was too young to understand. But he's now at the age where he asked questions about everything, and I mean, everything. So when we're doing interviews, even about the case right now. I just feel like I don't want him to be exposed to it because how do I explain to him? You are different from your brother. You're not as much mine as he is. And that's I just don't want to shouldn't have two. So he's starting to ask questions. What, what, what are you thinking about the day that they both are actually asking questions about this, and you will have to explain it to them? Dread, fundamentally dread, and sadness and anger. I really hope that we don't have to get to that. And they won't have to watch us going through immigration in the US all the time by going via the longest queue that the list, it's just me that has to do that. Rather than Lucas is well. And so I'm hoping that they all get solved them. We don't get to that, so that we don't have to explain it a list now, when they are old enough, we can proudly explain how we have vote for them. Alison Blixt and Stefan, Zachary one of several same sex couples whose children have been denied American birthright citizenship, thank you both very much for being with us. Thank you very much. Marco, thank you, Marco. The Trump administration is planning to shake up control of immigration sources agree on the person tapped to take over a former attorney general Virginia, by the name of Ken coochie Nellie, but it's not clear yet. Exactly what his job will be Monica Campbell heads up the world's immigration coverage since we don't know much really certain yet about the jobless just ask who is Ken coochie Nellie. What do you know he's a former attorney general of Virginia? He tried to run for governor didn't win. And he's very well known in immigration circles to be very conservative..
"alison blixt" Discussed on PRI's The World
"Great Nikki, louder a three time Formula, one champion from Austria. Some of you may recognize his name from this movie. Champion. The become little bit again. That's from the trailer for rush a twenty thirteen movie directed by Ron Howard. It's about the legendary rivalry between louder and British Formula. One ace James Hunt. This was during the mid nineteen seventies a time that our show editor William troop remembers. Well, he was eleven years old at the time and living in Italy, my brother and I were big fans of Formula one and Nikki Lauda was the lead driver for Ferrari. And this was a big deal in Italy, a huge deal after loud, a won a world championship with team Ferrari in nineteen seventy-five Williams says louder was considered a God by Italian racing fans at that point. But then the next season tragedy struck with a fiery crash on the track. It was during a race in Germany, William, and his brother were watching. It was it was like this shocking moment where, you know, one of your sporting heroes is, is felled. Everybody was shocked to be watching this live on television, louder suffered severe burns to his head and upper body, he collapsed into a coma. Everyone expected the worst, but miraculously, he recovered would was even more remarkable is that just weeks later he was racing again. Just to watch him. Come back literally almost from the dead to compete, again, in Formula one. It was like watching this sporting star become like a legend, right before your eyes for an eleven year old kid who was like on forgettable. Despite the accident louder came close to defending his title that year his arch-rival James Hunt one but the very next year nineteen seventy seven louder and Ferrari, one again cemented his status as a Formula one legend. Nikki Lauda died in Switzerland yesterday he was seventy you're with the world. I'm Marco werman an American woman, married. An Italian woman they had two children abroad now, Washington says one of their sons as a US citizen, but the other is not, how do I explain to him? You are different from your brother. You're not as much mine as he is. And that's I just don't want to shouldn't have to their stories. Still to come here on the world. I'm Marco werman, and you're with the world where a co production of the BBC World Service, PRI, and w GBH here in Boston, for decades, getting birthright American citizenship has gone something like this. If your parents are married, and at least one is a US citizen. So are you doesn't matter if you were born in Tennessee, or Timbuktu? But in recent years, the US government has been making it harder for same sex couples to pass on their US citizenship to their children, born abroad. That's what happened to the married couple. We'll hear from now. They spoke with us from our studios in London. I'm Alison Blixt..