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illegal in Citizenship topic

illegalillegal2 noun [countable] American English spoken  PGCCRIMEan illegal immigrant Illegals are still slipping through in unacceptable numbers.
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illegalThey are not criminals, they are illegals, and only thus by status.With these clothes who would possibly suspect us of being illegals?The Clinton administration has beefed up the Border Patrol, but illegals still are slipping though in unacceptable numbers.The illegals hide in a backroom as pluckers and gutters.The southwestern United States and California are inundated with illegals.