Using Sketch Engine http://www.sketchengine.co.uk/ it is possible to make a word sketch of the word foreigner.
The verbs collocating with foreigner are quite interesting.
There are: target, deport, abduct, expose, kidnap, warn and kill.
On a more positive side there are: hire, assist, appoint, include and attract.
It does appear though that there is a substantial amount of negativity attached to individuals labelled as a foreigner.