Proxies for Loyalty in Constitutional Immigration Law: Citizenship and Race after September 11
22 Pages Posted: 12 Jan 2016
Date Written: 2003
The purpose of this article is to share some thoughts about using citizenship and race as proxies for loyalty in constitutional immigration discourse within two contexts: one historical and one current. The current context is the profiling of Muslim and Arab immigrants post-September 11, and the historical context is the distinction the Constitution draws between birthright and naturalized citizens in the Presidential Eligibility Clause.
Keywords: civil rights, immigration
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