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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Most of the domestic helpers, who have taken shelter at the OFW Resource Center maintained by the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Kuwait, were undocumented workers.
Every month there are at least 40-50 undocumented workers who have no place to go.
Through his critical, cynical, and often humorous prose, Servin reconstructs stories that lend a raw, human element to the discourse of immigration, undocumented workers, and the very concept of being Mexican or American.
Under this scheme, undocumented workers who are above 60 and have overstayed beyond 15 years have been granted total amnesty without any charges.
A desire to decrease the number of undocumented workers in the country can never be an excuse to further victimise the vulnerable," said Cambodian lawmaker Mu Sochua, a board member of the Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights.
7 million of the nation's approximately 11 million undocumented workers live in the state.
However, even with the intensified immigration control enforcement efforts, the share of undocumented workers dropped in only a few industries, such as construction (Passel, 2015).
In this mini-doc shot in a high-traffic smuggling corridor, watch a "coyote" moving undocumented workers through the woods, listen to a Guatemalan teenager recount her journey to South Texas and ride along with a busy team of U.
Illegal workers will be allowed to leave the country as long as they don't have any pending cases," said the official, urging the undocumented workers to take advantage of the offer to avoid legal problems.
Bloomberg Politics) -- The California Senate voted Tuesday to allow undocumented workers living in the state to obtain medical insurance through its Obamacare health exchange.
It could be a two or three-month period during which the undocumented workers can leave.
Despite being undocumented workers (without legal resident or work permits as per the Kingdom's labor and residency regulations), they are still citizens of the Philippines and are also contributing to the Philippine economy by sending hundreds of thousands of dollars to their respective families back home," said Saleh Bucay, Riyadh-based community leader.