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alien

an organism, usually a plant, that is not native to the environment in which it occurs, and that is thought to have been introduced by man.
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If the illegal alien has sneaked across the border, we cannot be reasonably assured that he has not sneaked some sort of phony ID.
The argument for licensing illegal aliens is tempting -- public safety -- but government must not enact legislation to achieve any social good if the means used violate the law itself.
55) Even though Verdugo-Urquidez did not extend Fourth Amendment protection to an alien who did not have substantial connections with the United States, Dennis reasoned that the Court still assumed "for the sake of argument" that aliens could be protected by the Fourth Amendment, which makes it possible that an illegal alien with sufficient connections may seek such protection in the future.
Gutierrez pleaded guilty on May 10 to a single count of harboring and shielding illegal aliens for financial gain.
44) USGAO, Illegal Alien Schoolchildren: Issues in Estimating State-by-State Costs (Report to the Chairman, Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives) (Washington, D.
5) Even in Texas, however, the law is unsettled on the issue of whether an illegal alien who was employed under fraudulent circumstances may recover damages for the loss of future earning capacity based on U.
The Minutemen are a group of citizen volunteers who do not engage in confrontations, apprehension, or detainment of illegal aliens, but position themselves along U.
The court ruled that the IRCA does not preclude an illegal alien from being considered an employee for purposes of the workers' comp law, and the court affirmed the award of benefits.
It is shown here that by imposing a penalty on each apprehended illegal alien, the host country will increase the motivation of the source country to expend money for preventing illegal immigration.
Or maybe the laryngitis is purely psychosomatic so he doesn't have to answer questions about the illegal alien he, Mr.
In the mid-1980s, economic problems in the United States, along with an increasing illegal alien population, led Congress to pass the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA).
gt;Documentation: To qualify for amnesty, an illegal alien must be able to prove that he or she has lived in the U.