Resident Alien

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Resident Alien

A non-citizen who has permission to live and work in a country on a permanent basis. In the United States, a resident alien is subject to the same taxation as an American citizen, but may take foreign tax credits on taxes that are paid to the alien's home country.

Resident Alien

A citizen of another country who lives in the United States and/or has resident status by law or visa, or passes the substantial presence test.
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Resident aliens are subject to arrest and deportation if they've been convicted of a felony.
Seven years ago, Hauerwas and Willimon stirred up the church in North America with their book Resident Aliens.
The Contract With America even contains a provision that would make nearly all of the nation's 10 million legal resident aliens ineligible for an array of federal programs.
In both Egypt and Babylon the homeless children of Israel discovered the bitter and vulnerable lot of resident aliens.
The Second Amendment Foundation and National Rifle Association this week have won a preliminary injunction against the Washington State Department of Licensing that requires the state to resume processing applications by legal resident aliens for alien firearms licenses.
citizens and resident aliens include all remuneration for services performed as an employee for an employer, regardless of whether the services are performed in the United States.
It could perhaps apply to permanent resident aliens or even naturalized citizens who are later found to have procured their respective status or citizenship through fraud.
Later, under intense fiscal pressure, the Legislature changed the rules to exclude from Commonwealth Care any resident aliens not eligible for federal reimbursements under the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996.
The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) said in a July 8 press release that it is suing the state of Massachusetts to overturn a law that "denies legal resident aliens the licenses required to possess a handgun in the home for self-defense, or purchase any kind of firearm.
This Christian colony of resident aliens does not view its responsibility as that of managing the world.
Approximately 60% of resident aliens who were first-time students at public two-year colleges in 1999-2000 took at least one remedial course.
Many foreign nationals working in the United States may have a problem: They inadvertently could become resident aliens.

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