Birthright citizenship has been the law of the land in the United States since 1868, when the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution was adopted. But according to an Axios interview released today, Donald Trump is looking to change that through executive order — something that many legal scholars, and Speaker Paul Ryan, say he cannot do. Between Trump’s latest extreme immigration announcement, and the 5,200 active military troops headed to the border to stop the migrant caravans made up of men, women and children, there is a great deal of discussion about what will happen when they reach the U.S. border.

Jim Braude was joined by Heather Cox Richardson, a political history professor at Boston College and author of "To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party;" Kari Hong, assistant professor of law at Boston College Law School with a focus on immigration policy; and Major Matthew McKnight, a reservist in the Marine Corps who served in Iraq and is now Chief Commercial Officer at Ginkgo Bioworks in Boston.