Examples of immigrant in a Sentence
Millions of immigrants came to America from Europe in the 19th century.
The city has a large immigrant population.
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Settled by German immigrants, Reading was once a flourishing manufacturing and railroad hub.
In an interview with CNN, the chef, who has increasingly spoken out against President Trump and in support of immigrants since the November 2016 election, spoke of the importance of the private sector in helping the humanitarian crisis.
Attorneys general from 15 states plus the District of Columbia have fsued to block President Donald Trump’s plan to roll back a program used by about 800,000 undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.
Trump and other Republicans have proposed reducing immigration and prioritizing highly skilled and highly paid immigrants, including those with money to invest in American businesses.
Swedish side Dalkurd FF, a team set up by Kurdish immigrants, have qualified to play in the country's top-flight, Allsvenskan, for the first time in their history - just 13 years after their inception.
Cornyn is among top Republican leaders who have been discussing ways to protect the young immigrants from deportation while beefing up border security and tightening immigration rules.
District Judge Harry Leinenweber sided with Chicago officials who argued that penalizing cities for protecting undocumented immigrants was unlawful and unconstitutional.
The Diversity Lottery Program combats this by enabling immigrants who don't have family members in the United States, and who don't qualify for asylum or refugee status, to enter the United States.
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First Known Use of immigrant
Synonymsémigré (also emigré), emigrant, incomer [chiefly British], in-migrant, migrant, out-migrant, settler
Related Wordsdefector, deportee, evacuee, exile, expatriate, refugee, relocatee, repatriate; alien, foreigner, illegal, noncitizen, nonnative; colonist, newcomer, squatter; migrator, pilgrim, pioneer, trekker
Near Antonymsaborigine, native; citizen, habitant, inhabitant, national, resident
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