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why call us aliens

I mean we are people just like you so why call us that?

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lulu589

Asked by lulu589 at 4:52 PM on Apr. 27, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Alien as in your not from this country, thus from an "alien" land.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:54 PM on Apr. 27, 2009

  • I also think the word "alien" is a bit inappropriate. Why not just say immigrant or foreigner. How would some of you feel if you went to another country and you overheard someone say that you looked like an "alien". Not good right?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:54 PM on Apr. 27, 2009

  • More PC. I don't think so. You are an alien if you are not from the coutry you are in.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:55 PM on Apr. 27, 2009

  • But were people not aliens. aliens are from outter space not mexico
    lulu589

    Answer by lulu589 at 4:55 PM on Apr. 27, 2009

  • Why be so mean?
    lulu589

    Answer by lulu589 at 4:56 PM on Apr. 27, 2009

  • Alien has another meaning, not like the big eyed creature from outer space.
    jeanclaudia

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 4:57 PM on Apr. 27, 2009

  • At the end of the day come to think of it we are all aliens.
    diamondmamma

    Answer by diamondmamma at 4:59 PM on Apr. 27, 2009

  • YOUR AN ALIEN! GET A DICTIONARY. "al⋅ien   /ˈeɪlyÉ™n, ˈeɪliÉ™n/ Show Spelled Pronunciation [eyl-yuhn, ey-lee-uhn] Show IPA –noun


    1. a resident born in or belonging to another country who has not acquired citizenship by naturalization (distinguished from citizen ).


    2. a foreigner.


    3. a person who has been estranged or excluded.


    4. a creature from outer space; extraterrestrial."


    definition from www.dictionary.com

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:59 PM on Apr. 27, 2009

  • 1 a: belonging or relating to another person, place, or thing : strange b: relating, belonging, or owing allegiance to another country or government : foreign c: exotic 1
    2: differing in nature or character typically to the point of incompatibility
    synonyms see extrinsic
    jeanclaudia

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 5:00 PM on Apr. 27, 2009

  • I am sure if you sent a letter to Janet Napolitano she would be happy to change the name for you. Please, elaborate on a more appropriate name for it. I guess we could just call them illegal immigrants. Or maybe illegal insurgents. Or undocumented long term guests. I am guessing from the way you phrased your question that you are illegal. So tell us what you prefer.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:02 PM on Apr. 27, 2009

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