Alien

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Alien

A non-citizen. An alien is a citizen of a state other than the one in which he/she resides, works, and/or visits. Aliens usually have restrictions on working in other countries. Many countries also have restrictions on how much investment or ownership of property aliens are allowed to have. A few countries forbid foreign investment entirely, though many encourage investment by aliens as it brings capital into the countries.
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It is the private individual who can wrong an enemy alien without remedy during the war; it is the private individual who can sue an enemy alien without the possibility that he will counterclaim or claim indemnity against a third party.
These were run far more loosely than the internment camps for enemy aliens, and the civilian War Relocation Authority set up a program for screening the evacuees and granting leaves to those with acceptable records who could find employment outside the western states.
23) Furthermore, the Court noted that the plight of the enemy alien in the custody of the United States is "far more humane and endurable than the experience of our citizens in some enemy lands.
Legislation regarding prisoners of war and enemy aliens subsequent to the Defense Authorization Act offers support to the understanding that, at least on the territory of the United States, Congress did not contemplate that any persons would be interned in any status other than as a prisoner of war or enemy alien.
Enemy Aliens has a broader scope, focusing on the impact of the war on terrorism--and prior periods of national security concern--on noncitizens.
While it seems to have been the intent of the law's framers to confiscate only property owned by bona fide Northerners--that is, people who had established a domicile in a Northern state--it did not take a particularly great leap of imagination to suggest that a person's anti-Confederate attitude, rather than place of residence, might render the individual an enemy alien.
However, the Court also noted that an enemy alien restrained pursuant to the act did have access to the courts to challenge whether the statutory criteria were met, in other words, whether a "declared war" existed and whether the person restrained is in fact an enemy alien fourteen years or older.
When I found my father, he told me about the exclusion from Pittsburg and about the new enemy alien prohibitions.
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.
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.
He was not an officer or a combatant enemy nor an enemy alien.