First Principles: Born In Other Countries, Our Law Acknowledge the Right To Join In Our Society Conforming To Our Established Rules

“Born in other countries, yet believing you could be happy in this, our laws acknowledge, as they should do, your right to join us in society, conforming, as I doubt not you will do, to our established rules. That these rules shall be as equal as prudential considerations will admit, will certainly be the aim of our legislatures, general and particular.” – Thomas Jefferson, in Letter to Hugh White (May 2, 1801)

 

 

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