“Temporary worker”

Jurisdiction: United States United States

This is an noncitizen coming to the United States to work for a temporary period of time. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and the Immigration Act of 1990, as well as other legislation, revised existing classes and created new classes of nonimmigrant admission. For more information, see our Temporary Worker webpage.

Source: USCIS Glossary, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services