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deport -- as in: deport from the U.S.
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as in: deport from the U.S. Define
force someone to leave a country
  • The government deported her.
  • She appealed the deportation.
  • The king of Assyria complied by attacking Damascus and capturing it. He deported its inhabitants to Kir and put Rezin to death.
    2 Kings 16:9 (NIV)
  • He saw himself deported by an administrative order, his life broken, ruined, and robbed of all hope.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Under Western Eyes

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  • The word " resettlement" took the place of the word" deportation."
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Milkweed
  • We heard that we were going to be deported into the center of Germany.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • Deportation on racial grounds has been defined as a crime against humanity,
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • I’d deport him!
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • Agents were required to fill out form I-213—the Record of Deportable Alien—when they detained an immigrant.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • If you ask me, the whole business of deportation is just a farce.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night

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  • Perhaps we are being deported for our own good.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • The immigrants were loaded into a van and deported.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • The Boche would not have time to expel us, they were saying as far as those who had already been deported were concerned it was too bad; no more could be done.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • Her husband and two eldest sons had been deported with the first transport by mistake.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • One boy was able to call his mother, who arrived in the nick of time with her son’s Social Security card, but his friend wasn’t so lucky and was deported.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • A few weeks after Oscar’s eleventh birthday, Ramiro called to say that he had been caught in an immigration raid and was being deported.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Deportation.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • Oscar didn’t know what "deported" meant.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • It was enough to convince the officer that she shouldn’t be deported.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • The agents began proceedings to deport the four students to Mexico.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Woods wrote, "The issue raised by this type of treatment is not whether the arrest and deportation is legal, but whether human beings are entitled to some measure of dignity and safety even when they are suspected of being in the United States illegally."
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • That meant Luis was one of the lucky kids who didn’t have to live in fear of deportation.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • He said, — "I was deported in 1942."
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • That’s how I was enlisted in the forced labor groups, and when I was deported to Germany, I escaped the concentration camp.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • He could be arrested and deported.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • He decided to deport himself.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • He was always at risk of deportation, but as a youth, he couldn’t be banned from reentering the country.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • The goal was to pull locals over for minor offenses, demand proof of citizenship or residency, and then deport anybody who was there illegally.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • After all, nobody wanted to invite scrutiny if it meant deportation.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • However, if he was caught and deported after he turned eighteen and a half, he would be barred from returning to the United States for three years.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • But that made him more vulnerable than ever, as he risked losing everything he loved by being deported.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • He had deported himself from the country in order to have the honor of defending it someday.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • In June 2012, President Obama stoked conservative furor by issuing an executive order deferring for two years the deportation of immigrants who would have qualified for the DREAM Act had it passed.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
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as in: deport from the U.S. Define
force someone to leave a country
as in: deport herself with dignity Define
behave in a certain manner
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