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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Illegal workers will be allowed to leave the country as long as they don't have any pending cases," said the official, urging the undocumented workers to take advantage of the offer to avoid legal problems.
His is the latest story of life as an illegal expat to be featured by the Times of Oman, as social workers and embassies urge undocumented workers to take advantage of the immigration amnesty and free themselves from the vulnerable position they are in.
It could be a two or three-month period during which the undocumented workers can leave.
Because undocumented workers are cheap labor for employers, legal workers must accept low wages if they want to be hired.
Despite being undocumented workers (without legal resident or work permits as per the Kingdom's labor and residency regulations), they are still citizens of the Philippines and are also contributing to the Philippine economy by sending hundreds of thousands of dollars to their respective families back home," said Saleh Bucay, Riyadh-based community leader.
Most of these undocumented workers are willing to pay the money, go through the process, and go through the steps that are necessary to gain legal status.
Additionally, the report shows that if agriculture loses access to all undocumented workers, then the national output would drop by $30 to $60 billion.
The crosses represented undocumented workers who have died crossing into the United States.
By Maeve Reston/ Los Angeles Times/MCT Los Angeles Times California voters now see undocumented workers as a positive economic force in the state - and they overwhelmingly favour allowing a path to citizenship for the millions of illegal immigrants in the country, according to a USC Dornsife/ poll.
A union member fighting on behalf of non-unionized and oftentimes undocumented workers would seem counterproductive, but Mr.
ON A SUNNY MORNING IN EARLY June, a large group of mostly West African undocumented workers assembled at a square in central Paris to prepare for an unprecedented, month-long march for mass legalisation of undocumented workers across several European Union states.
Unapologetically, in newspapers across the state, Stone has stated that 70 percent of the nursery association membership's employees are undocumented workers.