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.
Recent Examples of immigrant from the Web
Many mayors of these cities have also bucked the Trump administration’s threats and continued to affirm protection for immigrants.
But for immigrants there is little social mobility.
Sessions’ visit to Sacramento drew protesters out in great number on Wednesday, congregating outside the hotel where Sessions was speaking to show their opposition to the lawsuit and support for immigrants.
Since becoming the bishop of Rome, the pontiff has published an apostolic exhortation deeply critical of unfettered capitalism, repeatedly offered vocal support for immigrants and produced an encyclical calling for action on climate change.
Located on the grounds of the consular compound, it is now owned by the United States and leased out as housing for elderly Russian-speaking immigrants.
Ting noted that the state set aside $45 million last year for legal services for immigrants, at a time when Trump was calling for more deportations.
In the case of Jennings v. Rodriguez, the Court reversed a decision from the Ninth Circuit that required periodic bond hearings for immigrants in detention.
Spencer Platt—Getty Images President Donald Trump’s request for a quick ruling on his administration’s ability to end protections for undocumented immigrants who entered the U.S. as children has fallen on deaf ears at the Supreme Court.
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immigrant or emigrant?
Both of these words come from the Latin migrare (“to move from one place to another”), and both have definitions in English that hew closely to their etymological roots, but there is a definite difference between how you would use each one. Emigrant is used in reference to the country that has been left (“an emigrant from Canada”), while immigrant is used in reference the country that one is destined for (“an immigrant to Spain”).
First Known Use of immigrant
IMMIGRANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of immigrant for English Language Learners
: a person who comes to a country to live there
IMMIGRANT Defined for Kids
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