nonresident alien

noun

Definition of nonresident alien

: a person who is born in another country and is not considered a permanent resident of the U.S.

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“Nonresident alien.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonresident%20alien. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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