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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only right of habeas corpus for enemy aliens but the procedural
30) These are unlawful alien combatants but not technically enemy aliens since they do not represent any country with which the United States is at war.
Moreover, in denying the writs, the courts found on the merits that the policy was justified both in general--because enemy alien civilians were actually enemy combatants--and also in particular cases because the applicants were proven enemy aliens.
Another person charged with treason for his part in the saboteurs' conspiracy, Helmut Leiner, was acquitted, but then interned as an enemy alien (Fisher 2003a, 82-83).
The court of appeals, in supporting its conclusion that the German prisoners had the right, found that although it could cite no statutory jurisdiction for such cases where an enemy alien is entitled to the writ, "courts must be held to possess it as part of the judicial power of the United States[, and] that where an individual is deprived of liberty by an official act occur[ing] outside the territorial jurisdiction of any District Court, the petition will lie in the District Court which has territorial jurisdiction over officials who have directive power over the immediate jailer.
On arrival in Liverpool he was formally released from internment; but, back in Cambridge, he still had to register with the local police as an enemy alien.
27) Clearly, concerns about the enemy alien status of German Jewish refugees dovetailed with the anti-Zionist focus on the dual-loyalty argument.
Kaufman was born to a middle-class Jewish family in Vienna in the 1920s, took refuge in England at the outbreak of World War II, was interned as an enemy alien and deported to Canada.
He was not an officer or a combatant enemy nor an enemy alien.
I recall a Journal article about one of the Jewish young men who came over to King's College, now the University of Newcastle, in the 1930s on the run from the Nazis and then graduated as an electrical engineer becoming the first friendly enemy alien (what a lovely phrase) commissioned into the Royal Navy during the Second World War.
It's about an invasion by enemy alien spacecraft, intent on destroying the world's big cities.
That political naivety was about to strike again when he was subsequently interned as an enemy alien in a camp in Upper Silesia, where German ministers convinced him to make a few radio broadcasts to America.