Article 1, Section 8, Clause 4 (Citizenship)
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Declaration of Independence4 July 1776
--He has endeavoured to prevent the population of these States; for that purpose obstructing the Laws for Naturalization of Foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migration hither, and raising the conditions of new Appropriations of Lands.
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