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Definition of Immigrant


  1. One who immigrates; one who comes to a country for the purpose of permanent residence; -- correlative of emigrant.

Immigrant Quotations

Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Theodore Roosevelt

My dad was an immigrant kid and a Democrat and a Jew, and we didn't know any Republicans in our group. So I grew up Democratic. My dad was a labor lawyer - a very hardworking guy, a one-horse labor lawyer - and then I went to hippie college and lived in the bubble.
David Mamet

And you have to remember that I came to America as an immigrant. You know, on a ship, through the Statue of Liberty. And I saw that skyline, not just as a representation of steel and concrete and glass, but as really the substance of the American Dream.
Daniel Libeskind

If I had the opportunity to speak to a young immigrant girl that just arrived to the U.S. the advice I would have for her would be: ask, speak, search; because there are opportunities out there. And, know that you aren't the only immigrant or the last to come to this country. Many that have come before you have succeeded. It is possible.
Jenni Rivera

I have been a foreigner all my life, first as a daughter of diplomats, then as a political refugee and now as an immigrant in the U.S. I have had to leave everything behind and start anew several times, and I have lost most of my extended family.
Isabel Allende
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Immigrant Translations

immigrant in French is immigrant
immigrant in German is Einwanderer
immigrant in Italian is immigrante
immigrant in Norwegian is innvandrer
immigrant in Spanish is inmigrante
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