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deport (someone)

To force someone to leave the country that they are in. Often said of people who are in a country that they were not born in. You'll be deported if you don't get your visa paperwork in order.
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deport someone (from some place) (to some other place)

to expel or exile someone from one place to another, usually back to their prior country of residence. The government deported Jane from this country to her homeland. They deported Tom to Brazil from this country.
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"The overriding principle of asylum law and refugee law is the principle of nonrefoulement, the idea that you cannot deport somebody to their death," Rajendra said.
So they have an education, they are socialized in this nation, this is the only nation they have known--we are going to deport somebody that way when they are already part of this nation and they perceive themselves to be citizens?
The Government claims that it is not always in a position to state what evidence it has when it wishes to deport somebody suspected of terrorist activities.
We now deport somebody on average every eight minutes."
We would never deport somebody back to an unsafe region."
She added: "If it was seen as a threat, for example, to national security that could be a reason to deport somebody." Scotland Yard said it would be keen to study the tapes to see whether the cleric had broken the law.