immigration immigration  /ˌɪ mə ˈɡreɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there)
  2. (n) the body of immigrants arriving during a specified interval


  1. As the divisive national debate on immigration heats up--security, identity and wealth all at issue--every side can agree on just one thing: the system is broken.
  2. House members may be wrong that the American public agrees with their get-tough-only approach on immigration.
  3. Viewpoint: The latest deal on immigration policy addresses some of the problems but won't change much.


  1. Immigration reform a hotly debated topic in Michiana

    Immigration has a lot of people fired up, including some in Michiana. The so-called "Gang of 8" in the US Senate thinks they have the solution to the seemingly never ending debate.The Northern Indiana
    on June 15, 2013     Source: FOX 28 South Bend

  2. Federal immigration reform bill appears to have support in S.C.

    Immigration reform may face a long and tedious battle in Washington, but polling indicates South Carolinians want a solution to immigration sooner rather than later.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Post and Courier

  3. Immigration: Proposed reform law has a twist

    The proposed immigration reform allows for Registered Provisional immigrant status for individuals here before Dec. 31, 2011, who were here illegally on April 16, 2013. But for those who came here as legal nonimmigrants, the bill has a twist.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New York Daily News

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  1. He warned of the spread of "a patchwork of local immigration rules where we all know one clear national standard is needed."
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: USA Today

  2. Goode added: "I fear that in the next century we will have many more Muslims in the United States if we do not adopt the strict immigration policies that I believe are necessary to preserve the values and beliefs traditional to the United States of...
    on Dec 20, 2006 By: Virgil Goode Source: Forbes

  3. "We'll move on to immigration when they have their own act together," Senate Majority Leader Reid said in response.
    on Jun 12, 2007 By: Harry Reid Source: FOX News

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