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immigrant

noun alien, expatriate, foreigner, incomer, migrant, naturalized citizen, newcomer, resident alien, settler
Associated concepts: immigration law
See also: alien, foreign
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An estimated 49 percent of households headed by legal immigrants used one or more welfare programs in 2012, compared to 30 percent of households headed by natives.
Some 140 new immigrants from Russia and Ukraine arrived at Ben Gurion International Airport organized by The Jewish Agency for Israel and the Ministry of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency that has netted more than 13,000 illegal immigrants nationwide since June 2006.
For immigrants who are still learning English, translation or interpretation services can be a matter of life and death.
With the uncontrolled flood of illegal immigrants into California labor and housing markets, the blind laws of supply and demand have decreased wages and inflated housing costs, creating great suffering for legal immigrants and native-born alike.
Even legal immigrants cost the country more than they initially contribute to it.
Carina Bandhauer, a sociology professor at Western Connecticut State University, says that an influx of immigrants is a good sign for a country.
His Dominion" And The "Yellow Peril": Protestant Missions to Chinese Immigrants In Canada 1859-1967 by Jiwu Wang is a scholarly history of the interaction between Chinese Immigrants with Canadian Protestant missionaries, particularly with the role religion played enabling Chinese Immigrants to retain their cultural identity in an era when they were regarded with suspicion or even open hostility--the "Yellow Peril".
The monthly gathering at the Passport to Business Success networking breakfast organized by the provincial Ministry of Economic Development and Trade (MEDT), regularly attracts about 400 to 600 business immigrants looking to set up shop in Ontario.
The residents were upset that a local Company was allegedly hiring undocumented immigrants, instead of community members, to staff its meat packaging plant.
But immigrants from south of the border, along with their supporters, have been demonstrating, by the hundreds of thousands, for the rights of foreign-born people, whether here legally or illegally.

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