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The following is the transcript from a debate between Dr. John Eastman and Professor Ediberto Roman, and moderated by Dean of the Florida International University College of Law, Alex Acosta. This debate took place on February 24-25, 2011 as a part of the FIU Law Review's Symposium on immigration reform in the United States. Specifically, this debate centers on the Fourteenth Amendment and birthright citizenship. Both Dr. Eastman and Professor Romdn were given ten minutes for their own remarks, beginning with Dr. Eastman. After the opening remarks, the debate goes into a brief back-and-forth between Dr. Eastman and Professor Roman before concluding with questions from the audience.