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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(75.) The Enemy Alien Act was used frequently up through the Second World War, but as we no longer formally declare wars its importance has decreased considerably over the past fifty years.
This looked good on paper, but in reality the status of enemy alien was every bit as difficult to define as that of Confederate citizen.
(1 Rand.) 272 (1823) (damages against military officer for false imprisonment of enemy alien upheld where alien had not been ordered removed).
When I found my father, he told me about the exclusion from Pittsburg and about the new enemy alien prohibitions.
Enemy Alien Act authorized the President to detain and remove dangerous
It was at this time that she gave work to a young German refugee named Hans Coper (1920-1981) who had fled to Britain in 1939 but was interned as an enemy alien in Canada until 1942.
'We are told to find employment!' she wrote, 'I should like to know how many people are there in this country prepared to run the risk of employing an 'enemy alien', no matter what birthplace?' 02NOTED Liverpool scientist Sir Henry Roscoe passed away at the age of 83.
Then World War I breaks out, and Ali is declared an enemy alien and interned in Kapuskasing.
Yet another impact on some musicians in their personal life arose as a result of the War Regulations concerning "enemy aliens." In Regulation 8 of the Regulations issued on 17 December 1914 it was decreed that enemy aliens could not change their names (except by marriage), and Regulation 9 of Regulations passed the following year stipulated that any person who had ever been the subject of an enemy country, even if later naturalised British, counted as an enemy alien.
But his student years were interrupted by a period of internment in Quebec and the Isle of Man as an "enemy alien".
Ali, picked up as a Turk enemy alien (he and Zeynep are actually Alevi Kurds) and sent to the Kapuskasing prison internment camp, tells less of the story, including a subplot about his involvement with a young Cree woman who wants to become a nurse.