Definition of "immigration" []

  • The movement of non-native people into a country in order to settle there (noun)
  • The part of a port, airport, etc where government employees examine the passports, visas, etc of foreign nationals entering the country (noun)
  • The act of immigrating; the passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "immigration" in a sentence
  • "Can't wait to chat with the Russian immigration guys. desidyke US #immigration is (illegally) 6 months late on my Green Card."
  • "Plus, anti-immigrant pages on Facebook "owned" the term immigration, meaning searches using that word tended to lead to anti-immigration content."
  • "What really needs to happen in immigration is for the U.S. to hold Mexico to the fire in doing a better job of taking care of their poor."