“Transit noncitizen”

Jurisdiction: United States United States

This is an noncitizen in immediate and continuous transit through the United States, with or without a visa, including:

  • noncitizens who qualify as persons entitled to pass in transit to and from the United Nations Headquarters District and foreign countries; and
  • Foreign government officials and their spouses and unmarried minor (or dependent) children in transit.
Source: USCIS Glossary, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.