U.S. Constitution

Article I
Section 9, Clause 1

U.S. Constitution- Legislative Department

Article I. The Congress

Section 9. Powers Denied to Congress

Clause 1. Importation of Such Persons and the States Think It Proper To Admit
Clause 2. Writ of Habeas Corpus
Clause 3. Bills of Attainder and Ex Post Facto Laws
Clause 4. Capitation or Direct Taxes
Clause 5. Duties on Exports from States
Clause 6. Preference of Ports
Clause 7. Appropriations and Accounting of Public Money
Clause 8. Titles of Nobility

Clause 1. Importation of Such Persons as States think proper to admit

Migration or Importation of such Persons as any of the States now existing shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress prior to the Year one thousand eight hundred and eight, but a Tax or duty may be imposed on such Importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each Person.

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