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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"It has been reported (by the Niagara Falls Reporter) that seven illegal aliens from Guatemala were arrested by [the Department of] Homeland Security working on an IDA and New York state-subsidized project right here in Niagara Falls," Virtuoso said.
(67) In Flores, the defendant "was indicted on a charge of being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm, in violation of 18 U.S.C.
Note that the AOC is distinct from the lifetime learning credit for which there is only vague guidance regarding whether an illegal alien can be claimed as a dependent.
While the majority opinion in this case decided that the protections of the Second Amendment did not apply to illegal aliens, it is a very unpersuasive argument that they make.
In the United States Code, wherein this nation's laws are codified, individuals who are here illegally are called "illegal aliens." So it is, for example, that you can have a statute titled "8 U.S.C.
Sanders notes that "[t]hose who support the elimination of social services to illegal aliens argue that such programs attract illegal immigration.
(14) The facts of Cordova and Guzman are inapposite to the facts of Pierre's suit because neither case involved an illegal alien who used fraudulent documents to obtain employment.
They estimate that there are up to 30 million illegal aliens in this country.
So to ensure Canada does not get flooded with "illegal aliens," Canadian customs must comply with United States law, ensuring Americans crossing the border have a passport and can get home.
In 1982 the Supreme Court ruled that states and school districts cannot deny education to illegal alien children residing here.
To address the potential for estimating the costs of educating illegal alien schoolchildren, this report: identifies major government sources of relevant data; describes a Census Bureau plan for developing new information; and outlines cost-estimation approaches.
You will tell them, 'Sorry, I just gave all the organs to an illegal alien.' But would (sic) should we expect from North Carolina, the national leader in illegal aliens and shamefulness.