Foreigner


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Foreigner

All institutions and individuals living outside the United States, including US citizens living abroad, and branches, subsidiaries, and other affiliates abroad of US banks and business concerns; also central governments, central banks, and other official institutions of countries other than the United States, and international and regional organizations, wherever located. Also refers to persons in the United States to the extent that they are known by reporting institutions to be acting for foreigners.

Foreigner

Any person, company, bank, or other organization outside the United States. This includes foreign subsidies or branches of American companies. Generally speaking, foreigners are not subject to U.S. law unless they are doing business with a U.S. citizen, company, or government.
References in periodicals archive ?
Humble beginningsMarija quickly came to the realisation that every foreigner does at some point or another: I need friends.
The government is considering making it more difficult for foreigners and overseas Koreans to "exploit" the state-run healthcare system by revising the relevant laws, health officials said Tuesday.
Police informed that a car bumped the vehicle of the foreigner from behind after which they shot at the car.
The MPs say the average incomes of most of the foreigners working in the country cannot support the increase in health fees.
An expat's entry and residency in Egypt must be based on his work purposes, and employers may not hire a foreigner without a permit from the ministry related to the field of the job.
Their behaviour may sometimes be misleading, but they tend, in essence, to be proud that a foreigner is interested in their country, and they often want to show off its positive aspects.
Another 660 cases were prosecuted for disciplinary issues and categorized as follows: Administrative issues where 622 Saudis and 8 foreigners were involved; financial (48 Saudis and one foreigner); misbehavior (34 Saudis and one foreigner), according to the report.
In an article published on its website in 2012 Cam Globe Realtor mentions that foreigner can register real estate with a Cambodian citizen.
As the Change and Continuity team members complained about the appointment of foreigners as observers by Abdullah, a foreigner came in and told the UNAMA official that Ghani's observers are committing fraud in the audit process," Fidaee said.
Scene 1: a foreigner promises rooms with electricity.
We thought that the problems facing the country would have helped some of our politicians grow up and stop treating any foreigner who does not tell them what they want to hear as an enemy.
When hiring a foreigner, an employer also acquires an employee who has mastered several languages, which can help in communication with customers in other parts of the world.