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immigrant

an animal or plant that lives or grows in a region to which it has recently migrated
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

immigrant

[′im·ə·grənt]
(ecology)
An organism that settles in a zone where it was previously unknown.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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1- Immigrant entrepreneurs in Arlington County are more educated than nonimmigrant entrepreneurs.
Are immigrants performing well socially and in the workforce after arriving in Canada?
Chief among these changes is how the permanence of the immigrant population has changed markedly over the last two decades.
A pair of studies indicate immigrants are less likely to commit crimes than U.S.
Nowrasteh wrote: "There are numerous reasons why immigrant criminality is lower than native criminality.
National policies dating to the Great Society have also promoted immigrant integration in the United States.
Along with the rise in immigrant population has come a shift in the predominant origins of immigrants.
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Despite concerns that the undocumented immigrant population in Texas is growing, it has remained stable in recent years.
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A modified formula is used in this paper to estimate log earnings differences between an individual immigrant and the average native-born Canadian and to estimate how such differences may be decomposed into explained and unexplained differences for each individual immigrant.