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Alien [Friends] Act

(25 June 1798)    This law authorized the president to deport foreign citizens in peacetime if he believed them to be engaged in espionage or sowing treason among US citizens. Neither legal hearings nor proof of guilt was required. It was applied against several immigrant editors of newspapers supporting the Democratic party before it expired on 25 June 1800.