Migration and Home Affairs

deportation

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Z
AT/DE/LU: Abschiebung
BG: депортиране
CS: nucený návrat/vyhoštění
EE: väljasaatmine
ES: expulsión
FI: karkottaminen
FR/BE/LU: éloignement
GR: απέλαση
HU: kitoloncolás
IE: díbirt
IT: deportazione / espulsione
LT: deportacija
LV: piespiedu izraidīšana
MT: Deportazzjoni
NL/BE: uitzetting
NO: uttransportering
PL: deportacja
PT: deportação
RO: returnare
SE: utvisning
SI: odstranitev / deportacija
SK: vyhostenie

The act of a state in the exercise of its sovereignty in removing an alien from its territory to a certain place after refusal of admission or termination of permission to remain.

Synonym(s): removal

Broader Term: compulsory return

Related Term: expulsion

Note:
In IE, DE, UK, 'deportation' is defined in legislation, whilst in ES, NL, PT it is not used as a legal term and is applicable only as a general concept by the public, sometimes with a negative connotation. Because of this variation, ‘removal’ is the preferred term to use.

Source:UNHCR International Thesaurus of Refugee Terminology