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noun as in person from a foreign land

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Opponents of Muslims and immigrants across the continent are claiming vindication in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attack.

Then came Bess Myerson, a daughter of Russian-Jewish immigrants who was raised in the Sholem Aleichem Houses in the Bronx.

No one who lives in an American city requires a flashlight to detect the presence of immigrants or the challenges they face daily.

In particular, it applies to immigrants who lost their U.S. citizenship after their involvement in World War II was discovered.

Christian is the son of Mexican immigrants whose father works at a car wash and mother works at McDonalds.

So congress has excluded not only diseased, criminal, pauper and anarchist immigrants, but also contract and Chinese laborers.

Immigrants in the first generation have just about as much feeling for the American flag as a chicken has for Rosewater.

Two thousand and seventy-four immigrants arrived in the steerage at New York.

During the week closing with this day, 21,297 immigrants arrived at the port of Quebec, Lower Canada.

A million immigrants came from impoverished Europe in the four succeeding years, begging for freedom and a place to live.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to immigrants, such as: alien, newcomer, settler, foreigner, migrant, and pioneer.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.