Undocumented immigrants are foreign nationals who lack proper authorization to be in the United States. These immigrants either entered the United States without inspection according to immigration procedures, or entered the United States on a temporary visa and stayed beyond the expiration date of the visa.
Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
A foreign-born person who lacks a right to be in the United States, having either entered without inspection (and not subsequently obtained any right to remain) or stayed beyond the expiration date of a visa or other status.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:26 pm