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EMIGRANT. One who quits his country for any lawful reason, with a design to settle elsewhere, and who takes his family and property, if he has any, with him. Vatt. b. 1, c. 19, Sec. 224.

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Evening slowly steals upon the landscape and changes it before me, when we stop to set some emigrants ashore.
An old man playing at see-saw, I took up the first volume once and looked it over, but I soon found it would not do; indeed I guessed what sort of stuff it must be before I saw it: as soon as I heard she had married an emigrant, I was sure I should never be able to get through it.
A trip to California in an emigrant train in 1879-1880 brought him to death's door but accomplished its purpose, his marriage to an American lady, Mrs.
A poor emigrant from Central Europe bound to America and washed ashore here in a storm.
No doubt he must have been abominably sea-sick and abominably unhappy --this soft and passionate adventurer, taken thus out of his knowledge, and feeling bitterly as he lay in his emigrant bunk his utter loneliness; for his was a highly sensitive nature.
This project will examine the political participation and incorporation of emigrants along two main research objectives: First, it investigates the policies and politics of emigrant participation by questioning why states grant emigrants external voting rights.
Despite these numerous factors favouring a decline in emigration from Kerala, our survey shows an increase of 83,000 emigrants during 2011-14 and as much as 90 per cent of the state's 2.
To add insult to injury, the law denies Irish emigrants the right to vote.
BEIRUT: Future MP Bahia Hariri voiced support Sunday for the Christians of Jezzine, saying that Christian emigrants should return and the lands of the remaining community should be safeguarded.
It is important to outline the fact that statistical data about migration surprise only the regular emigrants that change their permanent residence, but the real migration of the labor force is hard to be quantified, although during the last few years it became the most important form of Romanian migration process.
NNA - Caretaker Environment Minister, Nazem El-Khoury, underlined that the Lebanese emigrants became a legend in all parts of the world, lauding their remarkable role in the development and reconstruction of their mother country, Lebanon.
The opposition produced this figure a few days ago, relying on the reports of certain media and the statistics of the World Bank, which ranked Macedonia 23rd by the number of emigrants.