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immigrant

an animal or plant that lives or grows in a region to which it has recently migrated

immigrant

[′im·ə·grənt]
(ecology)
An organism that settles in a zone where it was previously unknown.
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Legal immigrant households account for three-quarters of all immigrant households accessing one or more welfare programs.
In addition to the 4,200 immigrants from the Ukraine and 4,500 immigrants from Russia, around 6,000 immigrants arrived from France this year, more than any other country.
If farmers in the United States hope to compete in a global market, they must shun illegal immigrant labor and look toward technological advantages.
Federal officials fanned out across Southern California over the past week in one of the biggest sweeps of its kind, arresting 761 illegal immigrants ranging from murder suspects to visa violators.
Whether it is a pregnant woman who can't describe complications with her pregnancy, or a family that can't make a complaint to municipal authorities about a lack of heat or running water in their apartment, language assistance services are fundamental to promoting public health and immigrant dignity.
Carina Bandhauer, a sociology professor at Western Connecticut State University, says that an influx of immigrants is a good sign for a country.
But details of the new Canada-Ontario immigrant agreement have yet to be made public and communicated to groups like the North Bay group.
In Chicago, another 801 people were surveyed, and 41 percent of the black respondents said an immigrant cost them a job.
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.
local officials recently passed a housing ordinance limiting the members of any one household to a nuclear family and banning grandmas and cousins--a measure aimed directly at the city's sprawling immigrant population.
Waters book, Black Identities: West Indian Immigrant Dreams and American Realities is a compelling socio-anthropological description and discussion of the Caribbean immigrant struggle to find safe harbor in America, but political struggle finds no place in this work.
Feeling undervalued can be devastating for immigrant teachers and counters the ideals of multiculturalism that embrace "a sense of self-worth .