illegal immigrant
n.
A foreign national present in a country without legal permission to be there.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


illegal immigrant
an illegal entrant being a person unlawfully entering, or seeking to enter, in breach of a deportation order or of the immigration laws and includes a person who has so entered: Immigration Act 1971.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


illegal immigrant
Category: Immigration

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

illegal immigrant
n.
   an alien (non-citizen) who has entered the United States without government permission or stayed beyond the termination date of a visa.
   See also: alien

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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