The Framers chose their words carefully. When they said people, it meant "people" citizens and non-citizens alike. When they meant "citizen" they said citizen. This has been reaffirmed consistently by the courts, etc.
Originally Posted by Kludge
The proposals to suspend the Constitutional protections of non-citizens in this country under Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act procedures threaten all of us [see US v. Verdugo-Urquidez (1990)
]. The Bill of Rights guards the rights of all "people" here, citizens or not. If the holdover Clintonistas think they can suspend some people's rights here, they would have that prerogative to suspend the rights of all of us.