Inadmissible alien, Nonresident alien, Resident alien, Alienation, Alienation of affections

Inadmissible alien. An alien who cannot legally enter the United States. There are many reasons why an alien may be prohibited from entry, including a criminal record or poor health.

Nonresident alien. An alien who permanently resides outside the United States.

Resident alien. An alien who legally established permanent residency in the United States.

Alienation n. In real property law, the voluntary and absolute transfer of title of possession, by gift, sale, or testamentary instrument, of real property from one to another.

Alienation of affections n. In tort law, the willful or malicious interference with the relationship between a husband and wife by a third party without justification or excuse. The interference may be adultery or some other act that deprives one of the affection of a spouse. It also includes mental pain and suffering such as anguish, humiliation, embarrassment, and loss of social position as well as actual financial losses caused by the disruption or destruction of the marital relationship.

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