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
This has been a harrowing year for the hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who have put down stakes in Houston.
Young immigrants brought here by parents or other adult relatives were the lowest.
Trump made bolstering border security and pursuit of undocumented immigrants already in the U.S. a centerpiece of his campaign for president.
Mullen tells me that fellow students call him racist and accuse him of hating immigrants.
Their only child was often left alone in hotel rooms, or lived in Brooklyn with his paternal grandparents, Russian Jewish immigrants, or his aunts in New Jersey.
After a year, Moreira enrolled in a D.C. charter school that teaches immigrants culinary skills, which led to a scholarship for the CIA, and eventually, Eleven Madison Park.
A group called America First! plans to gather Sunday evening at Laguna’s Main Beach to rally for victims of crimes organizers say have been committed by immigrants illegally living in the U.S., according to a Facebook post.
Sessions has also won support from Trump voters through his targeting of undocumented immigrants and sanctuary cities.
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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
IMMIGRANT Defined for English Language Learners
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: a person who comes to a country to live there
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