Example sentences for: immigrant

How can you use “immigrant” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In FY 1996, 915,900 people received an immigrant visa (a "green card"--it's actually pink), which makes them eligible for permanent residence and most of the benefits of citizenship, with the important exception of the right to vote.

  • Such a multilingual environment--and the picture is made still more complex by other immigrant languages like Malay (no longer spoken), Indian languages (e.g., Hindi and Tamil), as well as indigenous languages of the Khoi and San families now extinct in South Africa--makes the lexicographer's task at once difficult and stimulating.

  • He wasn't telling the committee any names it didn't know; as an immigrant, he was eager to demonstrate his patriotism; he was faced with a choice of two evils.

  • Today it's a case of a Honduran immigrant who tried to step forward to tell New York City cops what he knew about a collision involving an unmarked police car.

  • The Los Angeles Times leads with the Senate's unexpected vote Thursday for an overhaul of the laws governing immigrant farm workers that would make it easier for farms to bring in workers from abroad.


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