the lawful expulsion of an alien or other person from a country.
an act or instance of deporting.
- non·de·por·ta·tion, noun
- pro·de·por·ta·tion, adjective
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How to use deportation in a sentence
It also speaks to the deportation machine’s long, bipartisan history and raises questions about Democrats’ commitment to implementing bold immigration reforms.The DHS secretary could chart a new path on immigration. Will he? | Adam Goodman | February 2, 2021 | Washington Post
County officials said anxieties over deportation have kept some residents from seeking county services meant to help those who have been affected by the pandemic.Fairfax County adopts policy barring cooperation with federal immigration agents | Antonio Olivo | January 26, 2021 | Washington Post
The lawyer promised to call a deportation officer, the very person who for three years, Kevin, now 20, had been trying to avoid.
The result was a system in which immigration law and enforcement are controlled at the federal level, but counties are critical gears in the machinery of deportation and detention.New Jersey’s unique political contours make challenging immigrant detention hard | Mary Rizzo, Whitney Strub | December 18, 2020 | Washington Post
The Southern Poverty Law Center said some of them had been abused, beaten and forced to sign deportation papers.
In 2004, the law was changed and, five years later, deportation proceedings were begun.
The deportation faced by Generals Garcia and Vides Casanova may not seem like justice to some.
My children and I are safe now, but we will always by scarred by those twelve years of abuse and fear of deportation.Immigrant Women Facing Domestic Abuse Need Stronger Protections | Adriana Cazorla | October 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The nonprofit is dedicated to providing legal assistance to undocumented minors facing deportation hearings.
Cuellar and Cornyn wanted to expedite the deportation of the kids from Central America.
We thus see how slight differences in the weight of substances may profoundly affect the conditions of their deportation.Outlines of the Earth's History | Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
Under him the first deportation to Babylon took place, in which the Prophet Ezekiel was included.The Prophet Ezekiel | Arno C. Gaebelein
To have been at any time a member of the Irish Volunteers was sufficient cause for arrest and deportation.The Evolution of Sinn Fein | Robert Mitchell Henry
He was only the first of a series of Volunteer organizers who suffered deportation under similar circumstances.The Evolution of Sinn Fein | Robert Mitchell Henry
The deportation could be pronounced by the local authorities upon the denunciation of twenty citizens.The War Upon Religion | Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
British Dictionary definitions for deportation
the act of expelling an alien from a country; expulsion
the act of transporting someone from his country; banishment
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