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- noun An alien, such as a tourist or a student, who enters a country for a temporary stay.
- noun An alien who returns to his or her own country after a stay abroad.
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- noun A person who is not an
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Foerster reported that the results of a test conducted by a company to determine the efficiency of Italian workers showed that in a given time they completed only 35 percent to 50 percent of the same work done by nonimmigrant workers.
The above guidelines apply to most nonimmigrant visas, except the H-1B, L, and O.
Returning as a nonimmigrant: To qualify for a tourist B-2 and most temporary visas, you must demonstrate that you are not an intending immigrant.
Her son is here on a nonimmigrant visa that expires Jan. 18, ICE said.
To circumvent those requirements, you must demonstrate nonimmigrant intent.
International artists with U.S. engagements apply to USCIS for nonimmigrant visas.
Additionally, the law reaches back to revoke legal visas already obtained: “… the period of authorized admission as such a nonimmigrant shall terminate 60 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, …” … Rather than have a serious discussion on how security processes can actually be improved in reasonable and cost effective ways, we have jingoistic and “one size fits all” approaches to get at such issues.
At the same time, it is unlikely that a person who has previously violated the terms of his nonimmigrant visa would again be trusted as to his temporary intent, even after passage of 10 years of inadmissibility.
Anyone who believes they should put Americans first (as you suggest Rosen does) could easily say that if an immigrant and a nonimmigrant were competing for a job, then a "put non-immigrants first" policy would support "handcuffing the immigrant to a tree" because it would reduce the competition for the job.
The solution lies in the status in which a person seeks to return (as a nonimmigrant or immigrant) and the nature or length of prior violation(s).