Definition of foreign national in English:

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foreign national


A person who is not a naturalized citizen of the country in which they are living: most of the students affected were said to be foreign nationals
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  • In attempting to recruit candidates abroad, we have had difficulties overcoming the immigration hurdles involved in bringing foreign nationals to work in Ireland.
  • Concerned about the general problem of students overstaying their visas, federal agents have targeted a wide swath of foreign nationals.
  • The Immigration Service will invite "certain groups of foreign nationals" to join the scheme.
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