guest-worker

guest worker

noun
a foreign worker permitted to work in a country, especially in Western Europe, on a temporary basis.

Origin:
1965–70; translation of German Gastarbeiter

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guest worker

noun
a person with temporary permission to work in another country; "a Moroccan guestworker in Canada was accused of aiding terrorists" 
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