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
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Kagan, Michael, Is the Chinese Exclusion Case Still Good Law? (The President Is Trying to Find Out) (March 12, 2017). 1 Nev. L. J. Forum 80 (2017); UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2931881