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Second Amendment does not extend to illegal immigrants (access required)

A man whose asylum application had yet to be heard when he pleaded guilty to felony transportation of untaxed cigarettes, argued that his indictment for receiving a gun while under indictment violated his Second Amendment rights. But the court found that because he was unlawfully present in the United States, he cannot claim the protections ...