Illegal Alien

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Illegal Alien

A foreigner not permitted to reside or work in a country. One may be an illegal alien if one overstays a visa, works in violation of one's visa or enters a country illegally in the first place. Illegal aliens may face jail time and/or deportation. Companies that hire illegal aliens also are subject to sanctions. The term is sometimes considered derogatory; some prefer "undocumented worker."
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13 /PRNewswire/ -- A civil servant discovers that members of terrorist organizations are entering Canada through an illegal immigration operation and tries to stop them in R.
In regressions where the illegal immigration flow forms the dependent variable, we also control for the difficulty of obtaining a legal immigrant visa by adding to the regressors the number of numerically restricted immigrant visas that were issued to the source country during 1980 and 1981.
In the new edition, The American Legion highlights the most critical aspects of illegal immigration and offers distinct steps to be taken by government in order to curtail illegal immigration and eliminate it in the future.
399 is a bill designed to convince the American public that our illegal immigration crisis is being dealt with, so that the House leadership can move forward with its own plan to grant amnesty to illegal aliens and increase admission of guest workers favored by business interests.
25 was the site of a protest that drew more than 50 people carrying American flags and signs that read ``Stop illegal immigration.
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Pete Wilson than the son of immigrants, Suro favors imposing strict controls at the borders, penalties to bar arrested undocumented crossers from future entry to the United States, and making economic aid to countries such as Mexico dependent on cooperation in stopping illegal immigration.
The ZBV will be a valuable tool in their mission to combat illegal immigration, as well as drug and contraband smuggling.
July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The more than 5,000 Americans protesting illegal immigration who mustered in Boston this past Saturday as part of the more than 300 protests held across the nation since July 18 have raised the bar
Summary: Rabat - An illegal immigration network run by an Afghan and some Moroccans was dismantled, said on Thursday the Moroccan Police.