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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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He has described the illegal immigration to Libya as 'extremely dangerous, calling on the authorities concerned to stop illegal immigration to avoid violations and abductions .
Six illegal immigration attempts were foiled on Monday and Tuesday alone in Mahdia and 80 people arrested.
MP Haitham Al-Hariri told Daily News Egypt that discussions on the law mainly focused on toughening the punishment on whoever assists with and facilitates the process of illegal immigration.
I've repeatedly said that to stop illegal immigration here at home, we must provide strategic investment abroad.
On the subject of immigration, he said that "the EU leaders stressed in the final statement of the two-day summit that true partnership between the European and African countries that to work together to tackle the illegal immigration is necessary.
The commission report included figures about illegal immigration activity on the Aegean coastline, stating that a total of 546 illegal immigrants were captured in 2011 near Turkey's Aegean coast and that this number increased to 8,047 in 2013, adding that 40 of those immigrants captured in 2013 were dead.
The Minister said that the illegal immigration from the Horn of Africa causes Yemen huge burdens, pointing to the measures made by the interior ministry to counter the illegal immigration.
The source added that the instructions made by the Attorney-General of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi Yousef Saeed Al Abri requires the government and public alike to take all the necessary measures to ensure that illegal immigration is wiped out and to ensure that those who overstay their legal residency period are 
confronted.
Romney to buy into all the fears of illegal immigration when it benefited him during his primary chase of the Republican presidential nomination.
Summary: Italy's Premier Silvio Berlusconi is to pay, next Monday, a visit to Tunisia, during which he mainly is to look at, with members of the Interim Government, the illegal immigration file.
Interviewed by Europolitics, Turkish Minister Besir Atalay confirmed that his country is not opposed to the Greek project to build a fence to prevent illegal immigration along a portion of its border with Turkey.
Summary: Washington, July 19, 2010, SPA -- A US military deployment of more than 1,000 soldiers to curtail illegal immigration along the southwest border with Mexico will begin August 1, officials said today.