a guest Mar 13th, 2018 51 Never
- While it may seem logical at first glance to let individual states govern immigration as they see fit in reality it would be a drastic misrepresentation of our country as a whole to allow individual states to draft legislation on a national policy.
- We cannot allow country to county immigration to be decided by states simply because they cannot be counted on to make fair and non-biased legislation that is representative of our entire nation as a whole.
- We can also view immigration the same way as interstate commerce. The Commerce Clause(Article I, Section 8, Clause 3 U.S. Constitution) States cannot be allowed to regulate what goes in and out of the state/country when dealing with goods, so why should they be allowed to regulate people that come in and out?
- While we cannot label individuals as goods the same logic can be applied here.
- Over all we cannot expect state legislation to be non-biased and fully expressive of the entire nations views which in legislation such as this, the kind that reflects the values and ideas of the country as a whole.
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