Example sentences for: overstays

How can you use “overstays” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • About 2.1 million of this group are "nonimmigrant overstays," that is, people who entered the country legally on a temporary basis and didn't go home.

  • Most illegal immigrants, an estimated 2.7 million, come from Mexico, but only 16 percent of Mexican illegal immigrants are overstays, compared with 26 percent of those from other parts of Central America and 91 percent from all other countries.

  • With her latest book, America's etiquette expert does something she'd never condone: She overstays her welcome.

  • For example, nonimmigrant overstays can now be denied readmission for up to 10 years.


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