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ALIENAGE. The condition or state of alien.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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first time that alienage is a suspect classification").
(176) Although the scope of rights claimed for discrimination on the basis of alienage has been tested for documented immigrants who are noncitizens--i.e.
67, 81 (1976) (applying a deferential standard of review for discriminatory alienage laws adopted by the federal government because "these matters may implicate our relations with foreign powers, and ...
Article 3 of the Agreement states: "Any person who at the date of the coming into force of the present Treaty is, by virtue of the Constitution of the Union of Burma, a citizen thereof and who is, or by virtue of a subsequent election is deemed to be, also a British subject, may make a declaration of alienage in the manner prescribed by the law of the Union, and thereupon shall cease to be a citizen of the Union."
In his removal case, Roberto wishes to assert his right to remain silent so as to hold ICE to its burden of proving alienage. (167) The only evidence of alienage ICE has is his admission of foreign birth when he was arrested, which he will argue should be suppressed, as his Fourth Amendment rights were egregiously violated when ICE took this statement (ICE forced a confession under duress).
The 14 articles in the first volume cover peoples on the move, sovereignty, and globalization; and alienage, citizenship, and the rule of law.
155,180 (2014) (noting that, from a federalism perspective, the Court's alienage cases present a "mirror image" to the Court's Windsor decision, in that the alienage cases effectively provide for "strict scrutiny when [laws are] passed by states and rational basis review when passed by Congress").
The five basic parts of the refugee definition from the first edition--alienage, well-founded fear, persecution, nexus, and cessation/exclusion--are now expanded into seven: alienage, well-founded fear, serious harm, state protection, nexus, cessation, and exclusion.