Strangers To The Constitution Book Review

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Mark Gibney wrote a review about the book "Strangers to the Constitution: Immigrants, Borders, and Fundamental Law" by Gerald L. Neuman. On his review, Gibney addresses what he has found important and what he believes the author should have written. Gibney begins his review pointing out that immigration is undoubtedly close the supreme law of the land, the United States Constitution. The book brings to light the fact that immigration has been on for a long time. It is to reveal who is given the benefit to have a precious protection under the constitution. Is it only for American citizens that are living in the United States of America? What about the ones beyond the borders, or the ones that hold an illegal status inside of the U.S?
The Author brings to light that it is in fact that not only the U.S citizens are protected under the constitution, but everyone else whether resident or even illegal are protected as well. In other words, everyone living in the United States receives the benefit of being protected under the supreme law of the land. The book uses a case study design research. Miller-Keane Encyclopedia defines case study design as, “an investigation strategy involving extensive exploration of a single unit of study, which may be …show more content…

It is increasing because the supreme court has the ability to contemplate and decide which constitutional rights are undoubtedly necessary to be given to those who are outside of the U.S. In other words, the Supreme Court held the power to decide which constitutional rights have to be given under the constitution to those beyond the U.S borders. The author also discusses a different approach, Mutuality of Obligation. The author describes this approach by saying that those who are inside of the United States illegally, but have obeyed the laws in the country, can have the privilege to enjoy a complete protection under the

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