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Executive Authority to Exclude Aliens: In Brief

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Laws/Regulations,Presidency

Analyzes existing constitutional and statutory language relating to whether and to what extent a U.S. president can unilaterally exclude aliens, individually or as a class, from entering the U.S.

From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists