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illegal

Not valid. Not authorized. See illegal operation.
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The straw purchase serves as another method often employed by an illegal firearms trafficker who cannot legally purchase firearms.
Further, anyone sanctioning the illegal use of propane on roofs, including board members, engineers, or architects, attorneys who draw up contracts, managing agents and roofing companies, can all be subject to arrest
Some effective enforcement has taken place in several countries, including control of the illegal trade in wildlife and wildlife products (the oldest problem) and of smuggling of ozone-depleting substances (ODS).
The curious thing was [that we could tell when women had had] induced illegal abortions.
The break would be quite a boon for the state's illegal immigrants.
He testified at trial that he thought there was probably something wrong and perhaps something illegal in the vehicle.
A team member obtains evidence proving one of IRM's competitors contracts with a vendor employing illegal workers.
The recent damage to the Bondaye shaft on our Prestea property underscores the adverse effect that illegal mining can have on the health and safety of our employees, the local community and the illegal miners themselves.
Increasing numbers of illegal aliens drive down wages and make working in the fields or packing plants less attractive to American workers.
As for immigrants coming here to get on welfare, a report by Hans Johnson at the Public Policy Institute of California graphs the relationship between illegal immigration and employment rates over the last 15 years.
These latest estimates of the costs of illegal immigration tell a lot about what is happening in the state and indicate what lies in store for the country as a whole if this nation does not get serious about controlling illegal immigration," said Dan Stein, president of FAIR.
Ott said contractors often pay illegal workers in cash, so they are not paying taxes or workers' compensation, creating a drain on the public funds.