illegal immigrant


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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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"The enormous number of births to legal and illegal immigrants may hinder assimilation as children from immigrant families will largely interact with only each other," says report coauthor Steven Camarota, director of Research.
The government was also urged to send a team comprising officials of NADRA and the Federal Investigation Agency to Turkey to expedite verification and deportation of illegal immigrants.
POLICE swooped at least three times in a single day to arrest illegal immigrants across Coventry and Warwickshire.
For instance, the stylebook suggests referring to someone as being "diagnosed with schizophrenia" instead of calling someone "a schizophrenic." The description of a person as being "illegal" was one of the biggest complaints from critics calling on AP, the New York Times and other news outlets to stop using the term "illegal immigrant."
In the Toussaint litigation, Canada had an opportunity to confront the main issue presented by this Article: whether, or to what extent, an illegal immigrant is entitled to public health insurance.
Sweden, April 17 -- The issue of illegal immigrants in Nagaland is not new.
(AP) -- A Republican lawmaker is proposing a law barring illegal immigrants from attending North Carolina community colleges and universities.
Illegal immigrant, Ignatius Dube, from Zimbabwe, jailed for 21 months at Sheffiel Crown Court after netting pounds 70,000 from an NHS bursary, wages and benefits.
Maria Lopez, 50, an illegal immigrant who works as a seamstress and sends pounds 105 a month home to family in Mexico, said she could never apply for residency under Bush's plan.
If ruled to be illegal immigrants there, they can appeal to higher courts.
Immigration Department director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud said there are currently 14 depots nationwide that can accommodate about 10,500 illegal immigrants.