Wow, that's some intersting analysis, birfer.<quoted text>
First paragraph; This definition simply reproduces the rule of common law. Common law was not adhered to in America as it was in England. One must be 100% under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Meaning born of two American citizens. Not merely under temporary jurisdiction (aliens). Duh....
Can you back it up with controlling case law, or are you just making stuff up?
Do you even know what common law is?