a person, as a head of state, for whom official protection is provided.
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How to use protectee in a sentence
In March, the House passed two bipartisan immigration bills to legalize DREAMers and other humanitarian protectees, as well as farmworkers.Democrats still have real options for immigration reform | Nicole Narea | September 22, 2021 | Vox
These protectees would be allowed to apply for green cards immediately if they have resided in the US for at least three years and were eligible for TPS on September 17, 2017, or had deferred enforced departure status as of January 20, 2021.The House is about to start piecemeal immigration reform | Nicole Narea | March 12, 2021 | Vox