Essay On Immigration And Naturalization

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* Civil Rights: Immigration and Naturalization * The Supreme Court of the United States is one of the most, if not the most powerful institution in this country. This being said, it would be normal to ask ourselves if they use their power wisely and with equality. In my personal opinion the Supreme Court uses their authority wisely, trying to stick to what they think and interpret from constitution in terms of the civil rights, this paper will discuss three cases supporting my case. * I first thought that the Supreme Court would always use its power in order to go against immigrants when the cases were presented, this has a lot to do with the prejudice and more importantly the historical past between the United States and Latin America, specifically my country, the Dominican Republic. While I was growing up I would always hear people saying how unfair the United States was with our people in terms of naturalization, the jobs that were given, and the discrimination they were facing while they were here years ago. * Personally I think there is some truth in that argument, but I have to say that I was amazed when I was looking for the cases and saw how fair the Supreme Court was when dictating their sentences, even when people of…show more content…
Plyler v. Doe is a revision to the Texas education law to withhold from local school districts state funds for educating children of illegal immigrants, together with Texas v. Certain Named and Unnamed Alien Child. The Supreme Court decided to deny this revision, their reasoning was that illegal immigrants and their children, are people "in any ordinary sense of the term" and, therefore, are protected by the Fourteenth Amendment. By denying the children’s rights to education the state was being unconstitutional. Texas could not prove that the regulation was needed to serve a "compelling state interest," the Court struck down the law (Plyler v. Doe,
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