immigrant


immigrant
01. The U.S. accepts [immigrants] from all over the world.
02. Economists have shown that [immigration] brings significant economic benefits to our country.
03. Because the birth rate is low in this country, we have to increase our population through [immigration].
04. He teaches English to new [immigrants] down at the cultural center.
05. The first child to be born to English parents after the first English [immigration] to the New World, was born in a cave in 1682.
06. More [immigrants] settle in the state of California than in any other state in the U.S., and most of these [immigrants] come from Asian-Pacific countries such as Japan and China.
07. It must be difficult for [immigrants] to find work here if they don't speak the language.
08. The young man was questioned by [immigration] for over three hours before finally being allowed into the country.
09. His family [immigrated] to Australia because economic conditions were so poor in their homeland.
10. Robbie's new wife is Chinese, and her daughter from a previous marriage has just been allowed to [immigrate] to this country to join them.
11. I have a lot of admiration for [immigrants] because I think it takes a lot of courage to move to a new country, and adapt to a new culture.
12. Rita is a business [immigrant] who had to invest around $200,000 in this country in order to be allowed to stay.
13. Tran is actually a dentist, but he could only find work as a janitor when he [immigrated] to this country.
14. Hazel Rochman once said that reading makes [immigrants] of us all; it takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere.
15. Some studies suggest that if current rates of [emigration] from Belarus continue, there will be no Jewish community left in that country within about 20 years.
16. Helen Hunt Jackon once wrote, "Oh, write of me, not "Died in bitter pains," but "[Emigrated] to another star!""
17. The Hsu family is considering [immigrating] to Australia.
18. Her parents will be very sad if she [immigrates] to Australia because it is so far from Japan that they won't be able to see her very often.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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