Is the Chinese Exclusion Case Still Good Law? (The President Is Trying to Find Out)
13 Pages Posted: 13 Mar 2017 Last revised: 9 Aug 2017
Date Written: March 12, 2017
Though barely mentioned in the early court filings, the lurking issue in the constitutional challenges to Pres. Trump’s immigration bans – what opponents call the “Muslim ban” – is whether the 1889 Chinese Exclusion Case can still guide immigration law in the 21st Century.
Keywords: Immigration, Immigration Law
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