resident alien


noun

an alien who has legally established residence in the U.S.
an alien who has legally entered the U.S. as an immigrant with the intention of becoming a citizen.

Nearby words

  1. reside,
  2. residence,
  3. residence time,
  4. residency,
  5. resident,
  6. resident commissioner,
  7. residential,
  8. residential care,
  9. residential school,
  10. residentially

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