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By Victor Romero

Throughout American background, the govt. has used U.S. citizenship and immigration legislations to guard privileged teams from much less privileged ones, utilizing citizenship as a 8220:legitimat a 8221; proxy for in a different way invidious, and infrequently unconstitutional, discrimination at the foundation of race. whereas racial discrimination is never legally appropriate at the present time, profiling at the foundation of citizenship continues to be mostly unchecked, and has in truth arguably elevated within the wake of the September eleven terror assaults at the usa. during this considerate exam of the intersection among American immigration and constitutional legislation, Victor C. Romero attracts our cognizance to a 8220;constitutional immigration legislations paradox 8221; that reserves convinced rights for U.S. electorate in basic terms, whereas concurrently purporting to regard everyone rather below constitutional legislation despite citizenship.As a naturalized Filipino American, Romero brings an outsider's point of view to Alienated, forcing us to examine constitutional immigration legislation from the vantage element of individuals whose citizenship prestige is murky (either legally or from the point of view of alternative electorate and lawmakers), together with foreign-born adoptees, undocumented immigrants, travelers, overseas scholars, and similar gender bi nationwide companions. Romero endorses an equality established examining of the structure and advocates a brand new theoretical and functional procedure that protects the person rights of non-citizens with no sacrificing their personhood.

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