Tom Paine: “Society in every state is a blessing, but Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one”
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Did the Foundersâ€™ Constitution give Congress the power to restrict immigration? Or was this a subject reserved to the states?
We are constantly told that people illegally entering the country are undocumented immigrants and DC has jurisdiction over ALL matters concerning immigration. This is not the case.
Maintaining government over the daily concerns of people at the lowest level possible was necessary for self-government to thrive and kingly government to have no place in the future of the United States.
Most of the states demanded a constitutional amendment explicitly limiting the federal government to those enumerated in the Constitution. That amendment became the Tenth.