What does immigration mean?

Definitions for immigration
ˌɪm ɪˈgreɪ ʃənim·mi·gra·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. immigration, in-migrationnoun

    migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there)

  2. immigrationnoun

    the body of immigrants arriving during a specified interval

    "the increased immigration strengthened the colony"

Wiktionary

  1. immigrationnoun

    The act of immigrating; the passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Immigrationnoun

    the act of immigrating; the passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence

  2. Etymology: [Cf. F. immigration.]

Freebase

  1. Immigration

    Immigration is the movement of people into another country or region to which they are not native in order to settle there. Immigration is a result of: including temperature, breeding, economic, political, family re-unification, natural disaster, poverty or the wish to change one's surroundings voluntarily.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'immigration' in Nouns Frequency: #2882

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of immigration in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of immigration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of immigration in a Sentence

  1. President Trump:

    By pausing immigration, we'll help put unemployed Americans first in line for jobs as America reopens, it would be wrong and unjust for Americans laid off by the virus to be replaced with new immigrant labor flown in from abroad. We must first take care of the American workers.

  2. Fernando García:

    We haven't heard any substantive messaging push for better immigration policies, we haven't seen Kamala Harris leadership.

  3. Sheriff Will Snyder:

    Some of these people had (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement) detainers;some of them had warrants from other places. Wehad to work through legitimately getting them out of jail.

  4. Kamala Harris:

    I think that there is no question that we have to do what the president and I asked Congress to do, the first request we made: pass a bill to create a pathway to citizenship, the border is secure, but we also have a broken immigration system, in particular, over the last four years before we came in, and it needs to be fixed.

  5. Horst Seehofer:

    After intensive discussions between the CDU and The CSU we have reached an agreement on how we can in future prevent illegal immigration on the border between Germany and Austria.

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