enemy alien

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enemy alien:

see alienalien,
in law, any person residing in one political community while owing allegiance to another. A procedure known as naturalization permits aliens to become citizens.

Each nation establishes conditions upon which aliens will be admitted, and makes laws concerning them.
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With parks' budgets slashed in half when war was declared, Harkin made a deal with General Otter to use enemy aliens' labour to build roads and facilities in the mountain parks.
8 to Israel's Civil Wrongs Law adopts the doctrine of "enemy aliens", which was prohibited under international law in the aftermath of World War II, according to Adalah.
From 1914-1920, immigrants to Canada from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Ottoman Empire, and Germany were considered enemy aliens and imprisoned in internment camps under harsh conditions.
extends to enemy aliens detained as terrorists at a U.S.
When World War Two broke out all foreigners living in Britain were viewed with suspicion and categorised as either 'enemy aliens' or 'friendly aliens'.
The enemy aliens Khyron and Miriya return; Miriya in particular seeks to avenge her battlefield honor by becoming a "Micronian" spy!
1, 1943, Benito Mussolini ordered Italian police to arrest all Jews in the country as enemy aliens.
Suddenly, some 70,000 Germans and Austrians in the UK -- many of whom had been there for years -- were classified as "enemy aliens." Special Home Office tribunals reviewed all such individuals and determined whether they posed a security risk to the country, warranting their immediate internment.
border via the Emergency Advisory Committee for Political Defense, a multi-national arrangement run by the State Department that worked with Latin American nations to find and detain enemy aliens. Peru, for example, deported 1,799 Japanese, 702 Germans, and 49 Italians to the United States.
The reliance on imports was brought into prominence by the introduction of legislation in 1914 that gave the government the power to pass any regulation necessary for "public safety, the defence of New Zealand, or the effective conduct of the military or naval operations of His Majesty during the present war." (4) In 1915, the regulations were extended to include the ability for the Public Trust to take over any running of any company which was 50% or more owned by "enemy aliens."
In Meeting the Enemy, Richard describes incidents such as a British soldier walking over to the German front line to deliver newspaper, British women married to Germans who became "enemy aliens" in their own country; and a high-ranking British prisoner of war discussing his own troops' heroism with the Kaiser on the battlefield.