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alien in Space topic

alienalien2 ●○○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 someone who is not a legal citizen of the country they are living or working in 🔊 illegal aliens entering the countryRegisterAlien is used in official contexts. In everyday English, foreigner is used, but can sound disapproving or unfriendly. To avoid this, people often use the expression people from other countries instead: In those days people from other countries rarely came to Japan.2 TTSin stories, a creature from another world
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alienLet's say that as an alien you arrive in your space-ship, have a bumpy landing and succumb to amnesia.I have a boss who is an alien from another planet.These people believe they were kidnapped by aliens.They didn't look ready for aliens.The law makes it easier to find and deport illegal aliens.In 1994, voters there approved Proposition 187, which restricts education, health and other state services to illegal aliens.Some aliens may qualify for citizenship under the new law.Intrigued, the aliens monitored the few lyrics they could hear rising up from this outdoor roller ritual.The rest of the aliens look at me, look at each other, look down at their food.Apparently we have made contact with aliens!illegal aliensHe claimed there was widespread voting by noncitizens and illegal aliens.Then agents have a hard time distinguishing illegal aliens from others, he said.Under the amnesty law, many illegal aliens were given citizenship.A family of illegal aliens is peppered with shotgun pellets in a drive-by shooting.At issue is a provision in the 1986 immigration bill barring the hiring of illegal aliens.In 1994, voters there approved Proposition 187, which restricts education, health and other state services to illegal aliens.John Fife, were found guilty in federal court of transporting illegal aliens, conspiracy and other charges.