Illegal, or unlawful, is used to describe something that is prohibited or not authorized by law.
Illegal may also refer to:
- Crime, the practice of breaking the law
- An illegal immigrant - see illegal immigration
- Illegal resident spy
Other articles related to "illegal":
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... to move away from using detention centers that are currently housing thousands of illegal immigrants each day ... southwest border areas handle groups of 100 of these illegal entrants twice a day ... more than the tax savings they generated from reduced illegal presence in the United States ...
... The economic impact of illegal immigration to the United States is a matter of study and debate relating to the nation's economy and politics ... Illegal immigrants contribute both benefits and costs to the U.S ... At the most basic level, illegal immigrants purchase goods and services and contribute labor and tax dollars while requiring services such as healthcare ...
... on port state measures to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing) that would close ports to vessels suspected of illegal fishing ...
Famous quotes containing the word illegal:
“It ought to be illegal for an artist to marry.... If the artist must marry let him find someone more interested in art, or his art, or the artist part of him, than in him. After which let them take tea together three times a week.”
—Ezra Pound (18851972)
“No more astounding relic of the subjection of women survives in western civilization than the status of the prostitute.... In connection with what other illegal vice is the seller alone penalized, and not the buyer?”
—Crystal Eastman (18811928)
“Consider the vice president, George Bush, a man so bedeviled by bladder problems that he managed, for the last eight years, to be in the mens room whenever an important illegal decision was made.”
—Barbara Ehrenreich (b. 1941)