Article 1, Section 8, Clause 4 (Citizenship)

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Document 2

Declaration of Independence

4 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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