Is The Constitution Too Quiet On Immigration?
December 24, 2018, 12:58 PM
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Over at Cato, George Mason Law professor  Ilya Somin takes a look at the Constitution and concludes it's not incompatible with open borders:
I would credit Congress' power over "naturalization" in Article I, Section 8 with broader reach than he does. 
But Congress or the President's power over who can immigrate seems so basic to sovereignty that maybe that's why the Framers weren't more explicit.