noncitizen noncitizen

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But the noncitizen figure plummeted over the following seven elections.
  2. And noncitizen residents and refugees saw their scores rise an impressive 13 points.
  3. Students from families earning less than $20,000 a year improved their scores by 3 points, and noncitizen residents and refugees saw their scores rise 13 points.

News

Quotes

  1. "The severity of deportation - the equivalent of banishment or exile - only underscores how critical it is for counsel to inform her noncitizen client that he faces a risk of deportation," said Justice John Paul Stevens, who wrote the opinion...
    on Mar 31, 2010 By: John Paul Stevens Source: Washington Post

  2. "Allowing a noncitizen enemy combatant detained in a combat zone access to American courts would have been a change of historic proportions," Graham said. "It also would have dealt a severe blow to our war effort."
    on May 22, 2010 By: Lindsey Graham Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

  3. Buyer said he did not understand "how more than $100 million for noncitizen, nonresident Filipino veterans of World War II will help stimulate the US economy. I hope Americans will stop to ponder the distorted values of those who crafted this bill."
    on Feb 16, 2009 By: Steve Buyer Source: NavyTimes.com

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