immigration

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immigration

the movement of organisms into a specific area. Compare EMIGRATION.
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Lin Liu Schui was one of the Chinese immmigrants who died on Hest Bank on the night of February 4, 2004.
Descended from ambitious Irish immmigrants, Lancaster rose from humble beginnings to Hollywood fame.
The author's fieldwork included attending religious services, demonstrations, social events, and Bible study groups, working as a volunteer, and even participating in "border activities," or illegal crossings of immmigrants.