Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Strict constructionumism

If conservatives really believed in “strict constructionism” they would not bring this lawsuit relying on the idea that immigration regulations are a solely federal power. The Constition does not grant Congress the ability to restrict immigration, and Congress did not try to regulate the movement of non-slaves across our international borders for the first hundred years of this country’s existence. The Courts didn’t “discover” Congress’ immigration power until the late 19th century.