a deporting or being deported; expulsion, as of an undesirable alien, from a country
Origin of deportationFrench déportation ; from Classical Latin deportatio
- The act or an instance of deporting.
- Expulsion of an undesirable alien from a country.
From Middle French déportation
deportation - Legal Definition
The act of expelling an illegal alien, or someone whose immigration status has expired or been revoked, to a foreign country.