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See also: Immigration
- (UK) IPA(key): /ɪmɪˈɡɹeɪʃn/
Audio (Southern England) (file)
- (US) IPA(key): /ˌɪmɪˈɡɹeɪʃən/
- Hyphenation: im‧mi‧gra‧tion
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
- The act of immigrating; the passing or coming into a country of which one is not native born for the purpose of permanent residence.
- 1964, John F. Kennedy, A Nation of Immigrants, Revised and Enlarged edition, Harper & Row, →LCCN, →OCLC, page 79:
- Another measure of the inadequacy of the Immigration and Nationality Act has been the huge volume of private immigration bills introduced in Congress. These are bills to deal with individual hardship cases for which the general law fails to provide. In the Eighty-seventh Congress over 3,500 such bills were introduced. Private immigration bills make up about half of our legislation today.
- 2019 July 15, Greg Afinogenov, “The Jewish Case for Open Borders”, in Jewish Currents, number Summer 2019:
- [Stephen] Miller’s uncle, a neuroscientist, has been welcomed onto the public stage for his denunciations of his nephew’s immigration policies, which the elder Miller has characterized as hypocritical: the Millers’ not-so-distant Jewish ancestors were, of course, immigrants themselves.
- The process of going through immigration checks at a border checkpoint.
- It took ages to get through immigration last time.
- inmigration, in-migration
- outmigration, out-migration
- → Malay: imigresen
the act of immigrating
immigration checks at a border checkpoint
Declension of immigration
immigration f (plural immigrations)
- “immigration”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
|Declension of immigration|