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expel

(ĕks-pĕl′) [L. expellere]
To drive or push out.
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The process requires an applicant to pass the test, trace their lineage to one of the expellees from 1492, and show a personal connection to contemporary Spanish culture.
One of the Polish expellees from this region, who resettled in Kudowa, Poland, Bronislaw M.
These large charitable organizations formed a unified Relief Committee, known by its Russian acronym as EKOPO, and provided aid to Jewish refugees and expellees from the Empire's western war-tom provinces.
Violence, wars, dictatorships, oppressive regimes, and displacements of people, however, have made it ever-more difficult for refugees, exiles, expellees, and other forced as well as voluntary migrants to maintain or re-create the stable identities that allow them to contribute to their new communities.
(41) In the past, there have several instances of compensation for individuals (e.g., victims of Nazi persecution, expellees from Uganda, and the United Nations Compensation Commission).
Most of the 209,000 individuals admitted to the United States as refugees during the three-year term of the Refugee Relief Act of 1953 were nationals of the non-Communist European countries in which they were living, (263) including large numbers of ethnic German expellees from Eastern Europe residing in West Germany (which had granted them the rights of nationals under its Basic Law), (264) internal refugees in Italy and Greece, (265) and Dutch nationals expelled from Indonesia who were living in overcrowded conditions in the Netherlands.
(139) Gov't of Eritrea, Distribution of EECC Claim Forums--or Eritrean Civilian Internees, Expellees and Other Eritrean Property Owners (June 21, 2007), http://reliefweb.int/node/235747.
However, it is certainly the case that states have been concerned about the mistreatment of extraditees and expellees, or their disappearance after being handed over from one state to another.
The current, majority ethnic Abkhaz population largely favors separation from Georgia, but if the (mostly ethnic Georgian) expellees were included, the result would be very different.
He goes on to examine the various schemes of expulsion, the methods of selection, international reactions (or lack thereof), the concentration camps--some ex-Nazi--into which expellees were placed, the horrible problem faced by people once they had reached Germany, and the legal aspects of the expulsions.
All Ethiopians of Eritrean origin were subsequently stripped of their citizenship rights and 75,0000 of them forcefully deported to Eritrea--many of these expellees still live in UNHCR administered camps without identity papers, while those remaining in Ethiopia were effectively rendered stateless.