illegal alien

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illegal 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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; immigrationimmigration,
entrance of a person (an alien) into a new country for the purpose of establishing permanent residence. Motives for immigration, like those for migration generally, are often economic, although religious or political factors may be very important.
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Upon further inspection, Border Patrol agents discovered 76 illegal aliens inside the trailer.
Other such single addresses with thousands of illegal aliens receiving "earned income tax refunds," i.
Illegal aliens who are parents of minor children experience high levels of stress associated with severe depressive symptoms, and many of them do not have an explicit plan for the care of their children in the case of deportation, maintains a report coauthored by Jodi Cardoso, assistant professor of social work at the University of Houston, and Monica Faulkner (director) and Jennifer Scott (doctoral student) from the School of Social Work at the University of Texas, Austin.
Strozniak's anticipation may be lengthy, let's cut right to the chase: Credit unions have no more business serving illegal aliens than they have serving money launderers.
The intense debate over providing driver's licenses to illegal aliens continued Wednesday on Beacon Hill, with proponents touting the safety advantages of such licenses, and opponents warning that granting them would only encourage more illegal behavior.
Oregon's agricultural economy is said to depend on immigrant labor, but rarely mentioned is the fact that farmers may be having difficulty finding workers because even illegal aliens don't want to do "that kind of work.
A former staffing agency owner was sentenced Tuesday to 30 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to harboring and shielding illegal aliens for financial gain.
I have been asked how to refer to people who are in this country illegally - as illegal aliens or by a softer term, like undocumented immigrants.
Amnesty for all Mexican illegal aliens in the United States is high on Mexico's agenda.
Sanders notes that "[t]hose who support the elimination of social services to illegal aliens argue that such programs attract illegal immigration.
Texas has been cited as a state in which case law provides greater protection for illegal aliens seeking compensation for lost wages based on U.