a nation of immigrants. Keep on fueling that stupid base they are so wrong with this shit
try selling that to france. or japan. or greece. or...
while they are certainly voluntary in most cases, i don't know if these words specifically exclude involuntary changes in country of residence.
sociologists say that populations change through 4 means: birth, death, immigration, and emigration. i think it's just meant to refer someone being added to one country while subtracted from another. nothing implied about how or why that happened.
but that may be too much of a jargon term usage. common usage certainly at least suggests voluntary.
i suppose if you go way, way back far enough, they also came here from asia via what's now the aleutian islands, i think, but that's kinda stretching a point.
Wonder how well THEY spoke English. They were escaping pogroms in Eastern Europe.
Stephen Miller is just despicable. There are no other words.
before there was a country to immigrate to?
Also, Texans became Americans when Texas joined the Union. At that point they became immigrants?
Hawaiians too? They became immigrants in 1959?
As Inino Montoya said, I don't think you're using that word correctly.
Immigrants face a number of challenges and struggles (legal, psychological, etc.) which I'm not subject to.