Origin of immigrant
Examples from the Web for immigrant
He was born in an apartment above the grocery store owned by his immigrant parents in South Jamaica, Queens.Mario Cuomo, a Frustrating Hero to Democrats, Is Dead at 82|Eleanor Clift|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
None of these writers set out to write an “immigrant novel,” or to make political statements.
He was treated like an immigrant, working for minimum wage, missing his family and having to move on from his musical career.
Over the years, this country has offered many of its immigrant groups a remarkable opportunity for reinvention.
The country was building houses at a rapid clip, which required a large amount of immigrant labor.Legal but Still Poor: The Economic Consequences of Amnesty|Joel Kotkin|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet women of the "new" immigrant groups enter domestic service much less than those from the "old" ones.New Homes for Old|Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge
He was the son of an Irish immigrant, and born in Pennsylvania in 1765.American Merchant Ships and Sailors|Willis J. Abbot
The presence of the immigrant has prevented a wage advance which otherwise must have occurred.
It is certain that no immigrant is more loyal to wife and child than the Irishman.
If there is any type of immigrant that we need above all others it struck me that Mike Hudak is that type.
British Dictionary definitions for immigrant
- a person who comes to a country in order to settle thereCompare emigrant
- (as modifier)an immigrant community
Word Origin and History for immigrant
"one who immigrates," 1792, in an American context, from French immigrant, from Latin immigrantem (nominative immigrans), present participle of immigrare (see immigrate). Emigrant is older. As an adjective from 1805.