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Book: The U.S. Constitution in Five Minutes

Chapter: 42. Does the Constitution Protect Noncitizens?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.43602


Using the Fourteenth Amendment’s due process and equal protection clauses as a starting point, and discussing the Supreme Court’s decisions on this issue, this chapter discusses some of the Constitutional rights afforded to non-citizens.

Chapter Contributors

  • Allen Linken ( - alinken) 'University of Alabama'