Example sentences for: immigrants

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

  • The government blamed the 1919 general strike in Winnipeg on “enemy aliens,” but the leaders were in fact British immigrants.

  • A new University of California study finds that Mexican immigrants have only half as many psychiatric problems as U.S.-born Mexican Americans do.

  • Monuments and museums show how the buffalo-hunting Métis, the descendants of Indians and French fur traders, struggled in vain against Anglo farmers from Ontario, themselves subsequently relayed by waves of Eastern European immigrants brought in to exploit the grain wealth of the prairies.

  • The immigration study, prepared by the Rand Corp. warns that the increasingly skill-based California economy cannot continue to absorb large flows of poorly educated immigrants and calls on Congress to: reduce new legal immigrant admissions to "a moderate range," allow the rate of immigration to fluctuate with general economic conditions, and add education levels and English proficiency as admission criteria.

  • It made difficult life experiences of immigrants in the United States more acceptable.


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