View Poll Results: What is the best term to describe a person who unlawfully enters the US?

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  • illegal alien

    37 45.12%
  • illegal immigrant

    21 25.61%
  • undocumented immigrant

    6 7.32%
  • unauthorized immigrant

    4 4.88%
  • illegal invader

    8 9.76%
  • other (please state)

    6 7.32%
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Thread: What is the best term to describe a person who unlawfully enters the US?

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    Re: What is the best term to describe a person who unlawfully enters the US?

    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    persons seeking the American dream



    we even have a statue with an inscription which reads:

    what makes my proposed expression incorrect?
    There's no proof they are all seeking the American dream

    Plus the giant statue says 'golden door' no jumping over the back fence.
    So follow me into the desert
    As desperate as you are
    Where the moon is glued to a picture of heaven
    And all the little pigs have God

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    Re: What is the best term to describe a person who unlawfully enters the US?

    Quote Originally Posted by nota bene View Post
    Someone who enters the United States as a noob is an immigrant. Someone who enters the United States does so illegally. Thus, the term "illegal immigrant."

    What's the problem with legally correct terminology?
    OK this seriously made me LOL
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