Deportation

Deportation is the expulsion of a person or group of people from a place or country. Today the expulsion of foreign nationals is usually called deportation, whereas the expulsion of nationals is called banishment, exile, or penal transportation. Deportation is an ancient practice: Khosrau I, Sassanid King of Persia, deported 292,000 citizens, slav...
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Deportation

• (n.) The act of deporting or exiling, or the state of being deported; banishment; transportation.
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Deportation

De`por·ta'tion noun [ Latin depotatio : confer French déportation .] The act of deporting or exiling, or the state of being deported; banishment; transportation. « In their deportations , they had often the favor of their conquerors.» Atterbury.
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deportation

deportation 1. The forcible expulsion of a foreign national from a country.2. The banishment or expulsion of someone from his or her own country.
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deportation

deportation, expulsion of an alien from a country by an act of its government. The term is not applied ordinarily to sending a national into exile or to committing one convicted of crime to an overseas penal colony (historically called transportation). In international law the right to send an alien...
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deportation

expulsion by executive agency of an alien whose presence in a country is deemed unlawful or detrimental. Deportation has often had a broader ... [5 related articles]
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deportation

Expulsion from a country of an alien who is living there illegally, or whose presence is considered contrary to the public good. In...
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deportation

Expulsion from a country of an alien who is living there illegally, or whose presence is considered contrary to the public good. In the United Kingdom legislation concerning deportation began with the 1905 Aliens Act, giving the government the right to deport an alien convicted of a criminal offence if deportation was recommended by the court. Sinc...
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Deportation

n. The act of banishing a foreigner from a country, usually to the country of origin. This may occur because the foreigner has a criminal record, lied on his/her entry documents, is in the country illegally as deemed by the Immigration and Naturalization Service, FBI or State Department officials.
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Deportation

See: removal
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deportation

[n] - the expulsion from a country of an undesirable alien
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