IMMIGRANT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of IMMIGRANT
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immigrant
 n.  one who comes to a country where they were not born in order to settle there; non-native
Classic Sentence:
1  Her father had started as a poor immigrant boy and had won the broad acres of Tara.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
2  Once when he sat down to chat, he told us that in the immigrant car ahead there was a family from 'across the water' whose destination was the same as ours.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: I
3  I knew this must be the immigrant family the conductor had told us about.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: I
4  THIS is not the place to commemorate the trials and privations endured by the immigrant Mormons before they came to their final haven.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
5  From the immigration under Bellovesus resulted the occupation of Lombardy, and, subsequently, the first war of the Gauls with Rome.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII.
6  The thousands of immigrants who'd be glad to fight for the Yankees for food and a few dollars, the factories, the foundries, the shipyards, the iron and coal mines--all the things we haven't got.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
7  The immigrants rumbled off into the empty darkness, and we followed them.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: I
8  This was evidently no ordinary party of immigrants, but rather some nomad people who had been compelled from stress of circumstances to seek themselves a new country.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
9  There, too, were droves of sheep and bullocks coming in from the outlying pasture lands, and trains of tired immigrants, men and horses equally weary of their interminable journey.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
10  Since then his poor relations and foreign immigrants have seized it.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VII
Example Sentence: (42 in 3 pages)
16  A Marine veteran was slated for deportation until the immigration agency realized he was a US citizen.
17  The U.S. Supreme Court has invalidated most provisions of Arizona's controversial immigration law, in a move that promises to stoke the volatile political debate over how to deal with the more than 11 million illegal immigrants in the country.
18  An electronic system for verifying a worker's legal status and enforcing the laws must be part of any immigration overhaul, a House committee hearing on Wednesday indicated.
19  Illegal immigrants found/sought/took sanctuary in a local church.
20  The senator voiced concern at how minorities and immigrants are treated in California.
21  The company tried to cover up its employment of illegal immigrants.
22  These immigrants face problems of geographical distance and cultural isolation.
23  The culture has been diversified with the arrival of immigrants.
24  You shouldn't expect immigrants to assimilate into an alien culture immediately.
25  Many new immigrants have not yet assimilated fully into the new culture.
26  First-generation immigrants may dream of returning "home"; their children say Britain is their home.
27  Schools help to acculturate the second generation of immigrants.
28  The second generation of immigrants often adopted British forenames.
29  In the US, minorities and immigrants have generally gone into low-paid, unskilled jobs.
30  California absorbs many of the legal immigrants to the US.