Section 9 of the U.S. Constitution: Judges, Congress and President

People, especially judges should keep on reading. Video images can be addictive but not printed books.

Deremigi's Blog

Section 9. The migration or importation of such persons as any of the states now existing shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress prior to the year one thousand eight hundred and eight, but a tax or duty may be imposed on such importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each person.

The above is all that I could find constitutionally relevant to the U.S. president’s much ridiculed travel ban, ridiculed everywhere but communist China and socialist (maybe still communist) Russia. I first sought it when Mr. Trump, during the primaries, threatened banning people from countries he believed encouraged terrorism. Since the Seattle judge has temporarily stopped President Trump’s stopping immigrants from  entering the U.S.A., I had expected that his ruling would be based on the above pasted Section 9 of the U.S. constitution. And now that his ban has been stopped by a judge my…

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