The Struggle Over Immigration: Indentured Servants, Slaves, and Articles of Commerce

83 Pages Posted: 20 Dec 2009 Last revised: 2 Oct 2010

Mary Sarah Bilder

Boston College - Law School

Date Written: September 1, 1996

Abstract

In this article first published in 1996, the author discusses the pre-1889 understanding of immigration authority.

Keywords: slavery, immigrants, commerce clause, indentured servitude, immigration, plenary power, Chinese Exclusion

Suggested Citation

Bilder, Mary Sarah, The Struggle Over Immigration: Indentured Servants, Slaves, and Articles of Commerce (September 1, 1996). Missouri Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 4, 1996; Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1996-04. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1524772

Mary Sarah Bilder (Contact Author)

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