a foreign worker permitted to work in a country, especially in Western Europe, on a temporary basis.
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How to use guest worker in a sentence
We could also improve our temporary entry program, so that seasonal and other short-term jobs can more readily be filled by guest workers who help our economy, support their families and then return home.George W. Bush: Immigration is a defining asset of the United States. Here’s how to restore confidence in our system. | George W. Bush | April 16, 2021 | Washington Post
The current guest-worker program could further drive down wages in both high- and low-skill sectors.
Immigration flows will accelerate, including guest worker flows.
If that is the case, a guest-worker program could cause big problems for the GOP.Why Are Conservatives Endorsing a Guest Worker Program? | Justin Green | May 6, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
I broadly support immigration reform, but the guest worker program must be stopped.What You Need to Know About the Gang of Eight's Immigration Reform Deal | Justin Green | April 16, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Chamber of Commerce and the AFL-CIO have to agree on the scale of a guest-worker program.Washington Is Waiting for Godot as President Obama’s Second-Term Agenda Stalls | Howard Kurtz | April 9, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST