Friday, March 24, 2017
Immigration Article of the Day: Is the Chinese Exclusion Case Still Good Law? (The President Is Trying to Find Out) by Michael Kagan
Is the Chinese Exclusion Case Still Good Law? (The President Is Trying to Find Out) by Michael Kagan, Nevada Law Journal, Forthcoming, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, 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.