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dee pawr tay shuhn

  • n  the act of expelling a person from their native land
    his deportation to a penal colony
  • n  the expulsion from a country of an undesirable alien

  • Now, he awaits deportation at the airport's transit area.
  • The judgment involved the case of a 76 year-old woman seeking damages for the 1941 deportation of her father by Vichy forces to Auschwitz, where he was killed.
  • Illegal aliens accused of committing crimes will face deportation even before trial under a pilot program in Florida.
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  • James Woolsey in
    It is not an exaggeration to say that such an action would set us back years in the war on terrorism,Woolsey wrote in a letter released by Seick. "Mosab's deportation would be such an inhumane act it would constitute a blight on American...
  • John Paul Stevens in Dscriber (blog)
    Carachuri-Rosendo, and others in his position, may now seek cancellation of [deportation proceedings] and thereby avoid the harsh consequence of mandatory removal,Stevens wrote.

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