from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See alien.
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- n. Someone who is not a citizen of the country in question
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- n. a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
Your statement "The employer must prove that it searched far and wide for qualified Americans or permanent residents and the noncitizen is the best candidate" IS NOT TRUE....
Americans or permanent residents and the noncitizen is the best candidate.
The employer must prove that it searched far and wide for qualified Americans or permanent residents and the noncitizen is the best candidate.
"One significant barrier is whether or not the parents and other members of the family − such as noncitizen siblings − are also eligible for enrollment in public coverage.
As in earlier periods, citizenship and whiteness were constructed in tandem, with African Americans serving as the model of the noncitizen.
But the position of the Bush administration was that the government could hold anyone it chose, citizen or noncitizen, indefinitely as an enemy combatant without any need for a hearing or due process.
Holder declared that the "...regulation permissibly interferes with Congress' clear intent to afford each noncitizen a statutory right to pursue a motion to reopen..."
Justice is skewed when a decision as to whether to grant asylum to a noncitizen depends on which judge hears the case.
We are worried about the use of vote suppression tactics such as challenges at the polls and bogus charges of noncitizen voting being used as a way to impose obstacles to voting that could affect a wide range of voters, but primarily people of color.
HUANG: Portland officials, in the meantime, worry noncitizen voting could face a court challenge.
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