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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

We must always embrace individual liberty and enforce the constitutional rights of all Americans-rich and poor, immigrant and native, black and white.
Rand Paul

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

I'm a huge supporter of animal rights - and I've been an outspoken critic of the cruelties routinely inflicted on livestock at factory farms. But it really bothers me that the mistreatment of pigs and chickens and cows seems to attract a lot more attention and spark a lot more outrage than the abuse of immigrant workers.
Eric Schlosser

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
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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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