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a person who is not a citizen of a country; an alien
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) relating to a person who does not have citizenship status


(nɒnˈsɪt ə zən)

a person who is not a citizen, as of a particular state or nation, and is therefore not normally entitled to the privileges of citizenship.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.noncitizen - a person who comes from a foreign countrynoncitizen - a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
traveler, traveller - a person who changes location
au pair - a young foreigner who lives with a family in return for doing light housework
deportee, exile - a person who is expelled from home or country by authority
gringo - a Latin American (disparaging) term for foreigners (especially Americans and Englishmen)
importee, import - an imported person brought from a foreign country; "the lead role was played by an import from Sweden"; "they are descendants of indentured importees"
metic - an alien who paid a fee to reside in an ancient Greek city
citizen - a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community
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In 2007, the center conducted a nationwide survey of 10 years of news accounts and other complaints of noncitizen voting.
Finally, if the United States is to continue to deport individuals for committing crimes, then, given that deportation is such a severe punishment, the government should ensure constitutional protections, particularly, the right to a government-appointed counsel if the noncitizen is unable to afford it.
11) According to that construction, when a noncitizen who committed a crime is released from custody, she could be subjected to mandatory detention for removal proceedings days, months, or even years after her release into the community.
For its own DRA cost analysis, CMS itself assumed that in fiscal year 2008 50,000 noncitizen beneficiaries would be determined to be ineligible as a result of the DRA (U.
Some have more nonvoters - children, felons and noncitizens - than others.
So why should literacy tests or restrictive residency requirements be able to disenfranchise noncitizen voters?
Under existing rules, noncitizen recent immigrants would remain ineligible for Medicaid expanded coverage in those states that will offer it.
LOS ANGELES -- Sheriffs around the nation are openly rejecting the Obama administration policy of holding noncitizens who are accused or convicted of crimes for extra time, which for years has enabled the federal government to begin deportation proceedings for thousands of immigrants.
There are few documented cases of noncitizen voter fraud in which the noncitizen registered to vote or voted knowing that they were ineligible.
3 million noncitizens under the age of 35 live in the United States, or less than 4 percent of the total population.