Meaning of “illegal immigrant” in the English Dictionary

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"illegal immigrant" in British English

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(Definition of “illegal immigrant” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"illegal immigrant" in Business English

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illegal immigrantnoun [ C ]

uk us also illegal alien

LAW a person who comes to live or work in a country that is not their own when they do not have the legal right to do this:

They were breaking the law by employing illegal immigrants without papers.

(Definition of “illegal immigrant” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)