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Origin of immigrant
OTHER WORDS FROM immigrantnon·im·mi·grant, noun, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for immigrant
Opponents of Muslims and immigrants across the continent are claiming vindication in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attack.
Then came Bess Myerson, a daughter of Russian-Jewish immigrants who was raised in the Sholem Aleichem Houses in the Bronx.Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America?|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
No one who lives in an American city requires a flashlight to detect the presence of immigrants or the challenges they face daily.
In particular, it applies to immigrants who lost their U.S. citizenship after their involvement in World War II was discovered.Nazis, Sunscreen, and Sea Gull Eggs: Congress in 2014 Was Hella Productive|Ben Jacobs|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Christian is the son of Mexican immigrants whose father works at a car wash and mother works at McDonalds.Forget the Kids Who Can’t Get In; What About Those Who Don’t Even Apply?|Jonah Edelman|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So congress has excluded not only diseased, criminal, pauper and anarchist immigrants, but also contract and Chinese laborers.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
Immigrants in the first generation have just about as much feeling for the American flag as a chicken has for Rosewater.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Two thousand and seventy-four immigrants arrived in the steerage at New York.
During the week closing with this day, 21,297 immigrants arrived at the port of Quebec, Lower Canada.
A million immigrants came from impoverished Europe in the four succeeding years, begging for freedom and a place to live.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
British Dictionary definitions for immigrant
- a person who comes to a country in order to settle thereCompare emigrant
- (as modifier)an immigrant community