Recent Examples of guest worker from the Web
During the visit, Trump signed an executive order aiming to bring jobs back to American workers and revamp the H-1B visa guest worker program.
Mohammed is keen to take the next step: attracting American investment, business and expertise in a bid to diversify and modernize a sclerotic economy that historically has relied on oil and foreign guest workers.
The most recent round tightened North Korea's oil imports and called on other countries to expel North Korean guest workers within two years.
Those guest workers are a major source on foreign income for Pyongyang, and two of the biggest employers of North Koreans are security council members China and Russia.
Seventy-one percent favored a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants currently working in the U.S. Fourteen percent said the undocumented workers could stay as guest workers, but 9% said the undocumented workers should leave the country.
The other 28 people on board were Mexican farm workers being sent back home after working in the U.S. under the Bracero Program, which allowed Mexican guest workers to legally work in the U.S. to fill agricultural labor shortages.
One of Seoul’s main immigration programs, the Employment Permit System (E.P.S.) brings in about 275,000 guest workers for up to five years — without offering a path to citizenship.
The new system also would emphasize skilled workers and an agricultural guest worker program.
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Definition of guest worker for English Language Learners
: a person from one country who lives and works for a time in another country
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