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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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Virtuoso's draft resolution, which he provided to us Monday, has the title, "Stop Illegal Aliens from Working on IDA Projects."
(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.
If an illegal alien is married, a taxpayer cannot claim that person as a dependent unless that joint return is filed only to claim a refund of withheld income tax or estimated tax paid.
Gutierrez pleaded guilty on May 10 to a single count of harboring and shielding illegal aliens for financial gain.
Portillo-Munoz argued that his Second Amendment right was violated by the law prohibiting illegal aliens from possessing firearms--and at first glance, he has a pretty strong argument here, because the courts have, at times, recognized that the Bill of Rights protects illegal aliens.
I have been asked how to refer to people who are in this country illegally - as illegal aliens or by a softer term, like undocumented immigrants.
(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.C.: U.S.
(6) The longshoreman was an illegal alien who had resided in the U.S.
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.S.
Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America by Mae M.
The situation becomes even more complex than that because in Canada they would be considered an illegal alien, Cumming says.
The illegal alien has acquired decisive importance not only in the economies of both the United States and the alien's own country of origin, but also in America's political discourse.