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noun as in banishment

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It also speaks to the deportation machine’s long, bipartisan history and raises questions about Democrats’ commitment to implementing bold immigration reforms.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Under him the first deportation to Babylon took place, in which the Prophet Ezekiel was included.

To have been at any time a member of the Irish Volunteers was sufficient cause for arrest and deportation.

He was only the first of a series of Volunteer organizers who suffered deportation under similar circumstances.

The deportation could be pronounced by the local authorities upon the denunciation of twenty citizens.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deportation, such as: displacement, eviction, expulsion, extradition, removal, and exile.

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