alien immigrants

Aliens arriving in the United States from foreign countries, whether or not they had been previously domiciled in the United States and had temporarily gone abroad with the intention of returning here. Lapina v Williams, 232 US 78, 86, 58 L Ed 515, 517, 34 S Ct 196.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • alien — 1 / ā lē ən, āl yən/ adj [Latin alienus not one s own, foreign]: relating, belonging, or owing allegiance to another country or government alien 2 n: a foreign born resident who has not been naturalized and is still a subject or citizen of a… …   Law dictionary

  • Alien (law) — Resident alien and Resident aliens redirect here. For the album, see Resident Alien. For the book, see Resident Aliens. Legal status of persons Concepts Citizenship Immigration Illegal immigration Nationality Naturalization …   Wikipedia

  • Alien and Sedition Acts — Four laws passed by the U.S. Congress in 1798, in anticipation of war with France. The acts, precipitated by the XYZ Affair, restricted aliens and curtailed press criticism of the government. Aimed at French and Irish immigrants (who were mostly… …   Universalium

  • Alien and Sedition Acts — The Alien and Sedition Acts were four bills passed in 1798 by the Federalists in the United States Congress who were waging an undeclared naval war with France, later known as the Quasi War and signed into law by President John Adams. Proponents… …   Wikipedia

  • Alien Nation (TV series) — Infobox Television show name = Alien Nation caption = genre = Science fiction runtime = approx. 45 minutes creator = Kenneth Johnson country = USA network = FOX first aired = September 18, 1989 last aired = May 7, 1990 num seasons = 1 num… …   Wikipedia

  • Economic impact of illegal immigrants in the United States — The overall economic impact of Illegal Immigrants to the United States is a contested issue. Historic viewsAccording to a 1998 article in The National Academies Press , many [previous studies] represented not science but advocacy from both sides… …   Wikipedia

  • Illegal Alien (song) — Single infobox | Name = Illegal Alien Artist = Genesis from Album = Genesis Released = February 1984 (USA)(UK) Format = 7 , 12 Recorded = 1982 1983 Genre = Pop rock Length = 5:14 Label = Atlantic, Virgin, Vertigo Producer = Genesis, Hugh Padgham… …   Wikipedia

  • California Alien Land Law of 1913 — The California Alien Land Law of 1913 prohibits aliens ineligible for citizenship (i.e. all Asian immigrants) from owning land or property, but permits three year leases. It affected the Chinese, Indian, Japanese, and Korean immigrant farmers in… …   Wikipedia

  • ECONOMIC HISTORY — This article is arranged according to the following outline: first temple period exile and restoration second temple period talmudic era muslim middle ages medieval christendom economic doctrines early modern period sephardim and ashkenazim… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Islāmic world — Introduction  prehistory and history of the Islamic community.       Adherence to Islām is a global phenomenon: Muslims predominate in some 30 to 40 countries, from the Atlantic to the Pacific and along a belt that stretches across northern… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.