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illegal immigrant

n. an alien (non-citizen) who has entered the United States without government permission or stayed beyond the termination date of a visa. (See: alien)

illegal immigrant

an illegal entrant being a person unlawfully entering, or seeking to enter, in breach of a deportation order or of the immigration laws and includes a person who has so entered: Immigration Act 1971.
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Through the group's clandestine efforts, they learn which other government departments and members of parliament are involved and work to destroy the illegal immigration ring and unearth some method to remove the terrorists from Canada.
We therefore expect a positive coefficient on the English dummy variable in both legal and illegal immigration regressions.
Despite their metaphors of welcome and homecoming, the bags became flash-points in the already overheated rhetoric surrounding the issue of illegal immigration in California.
INDIANAPOLIS -- The American Legion has updated its 2007 booklet "A Strategy to Address Illegal Immigration in the United States.
399 is a loophole-ridden bill that fails to address the true causes of our nation's illegal immigration problem," declared Dan Stein, president of FAIR.
Summary: Rabat - French Secretary of State for European affairs Pierre Lellouche hailed here on Friday the "major" role played by Morocco in fighting against illegal immigration to Europe.
The Utah Senate's anti-illegal-immigration resolution "urges the United States Congress to 'support and defend the Constitution of the United States' by passing the necessary and appropriate legislation to resolve the illegal immigration crisis; urges that the legislation should address U.
Wilfredo Briswela, 22, of Rosamond is charged with felony hit-and-run and misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter in the death of 20-year-old Tyler Lundin of Palmdale, whose death has become a rallying point for local residents opposed to illegal immigration.
Thus inspired, the chief executive of this modest central Florida burg (population around 8,800) proposed the Illegal Immigration Relief Act, which would deny permits to businesses that employ migrant workers.
Hobbs, the author of gripping YA survival tales like Jason's Gold and Wild Man Island, was inspired to write this in order to "put a human face" on illegal immigration, he says in an author's note at the end.
Opposition to illegal immigration takes many forms, official and nonofficial.
Her book, At America's Gates, offers a detailed examination of the motives and methods of immigration officials, a moving portrayal of the experiences of Chinese immigrants, a provocative argument that Chinese exclusion fostered the turn-of-the-century growth of the American nation state as well as its budding imperial projects, and a fascinating analysis of the transnational business of illegal immigration as it developed over the six decades, from 1882 to 1943, during which exclusion laws were in effect.