Example sentences for: immigrants

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

  • These new immigrants made a living from cotton production and collecting sponges, but after several disastrous harvests and a fierce hurricane, a group of Abaconians left to create a sister community on Key West off the southern tip of Florida.

  • Even more thoughtful educators claimed that immigrants should give up their language for English because children didn't have room in their heads for more than one language.

  • The only really new heat news, on the LAT front and inside at the WP , is that the Border Patrol is carrying out search-and-rescue missions to save illegal immigrants who court heat death while trying to sneak into the U.S. from Mexico.

  • The New York Times leads with the news that eight months after vowing to overhaul its citizenship program, the INS is "still struggling to put new procedures in place to prevent immigrants with criminal records from becoming citizens."

  • The recent change in Miami by which Spanish is allowed alongside English as an official language is seen by some as a Balkanization of the cherished “melting pot”; but those holding that view who support it with the claim that the 20th-century immigrants have assimilated culturally and speak English are wrong: many speak little or no English, and most make every effort they can to retain the cultures of their respective native lands, including religious observances.

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