enemy alien


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enemy alien

noun adventitious, adversary, adverse, antagonist, antagonistic, assailant, attacker, barbarian, conflicting, contender, contestant, contradictory, contrasting, counteracting, differing, dissimilar, distant, emigrant, exotic, external, extrinsic, faraway, foe, foeman, foreign, foreigner, hostile, hostile nation or state, hostile party, immigrant, inimical, newcomer, opposed, opposer, opposite, outlander, outlandish, outsider, outward, remote, rival, strange, stranger, the adversary, the archenemy, the devil, the enemy, the opposiiion, the other side, them, tramontane, transalpine, transmarine, transmontane, transpacific, ultramarine, ultramontane, ultramundane, unearthly, unlike, unnaturalized citizen, wetback
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to be enemy aliens held in confinement in Japan as a result of
The Supreme Court, in rejecting arguments by the Solicitor General that judicial access through a writ of habeas corpus was precluded by the Presidential Proclamation, stated that "neither the Proclamation nor the fact they are enemy aliens forecloses consideration by the courts of petitioners' contention that the Constitution and laws of the United States constitutionally enacted forbid their trial by military commission.
Although the Home Secretary had explicitly declared to Parliament in 1916 that "the Military Service Act does not apply to aliens," (180) the position of the courts was that even a person whom the government had officially recognized as an enemy alien before being conscripted was required to serve in the British army.
at 763), and that whoever "joins the forces of an enemy alien surrenders th[e] right to constitutional protections" (265 F.
as a Japanese-American, witnessed Imperial Japan's life-changing attack on Pearl Harbor, and experienced the pain of being labeled as an enemy alien despite his American citizenship.
But he was classed as an enemy alien and no amount of protesting washed.
The court of appeals reversed, holding that "any person, including an enemy alien, deprived of his liberty anywhere under any purported authority of the United States is entitled to the writ if he could show that extension to his case of any constitutional rights or limitations would show his imprisonment illegal[.
Perutz 's youthful interest in glaciology was to lead him to some war work of a distinctly swashbuckling kind, but not before he had been interned as an enemy alien.
She deals briefly with the internment issue and her father's ordeal at being labelled an enemy alien.
Ballard, who as a child (played superbly in the movie by Christian Bale) was separated from his family during the fall of Shanghai and interned as an enemy alien for the duration of the war.