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It is also central to illegal immigration and to the exploitation of both legal and illegal immigrants. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He will oversee a proposed crackdown by the new administration on illegal immigration. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She was met by a barrage of hostility over her plea for immigration controls as well keeping free trade links. The Sun (2016)What you don't want to do is turn sentiment in the country against immigration. Times, Sunday Times (2016)THOUSANDS of foreign offenders could be escaping deportation each year because police officers are failing to check their immigration status. The Sun (2016)It is a fond hope that there is a magical number at which all those people hostile to immigration will suddenly change the habit of a lifetime. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Three English cricketers have been refused entry into Australia and deported without getting past airport immigration. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They simply want the politicians they elect to be able to control immigration numbers. The Sun (2016)In his letter he warns that government predictions about immigration and population growth have proved unreliable. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Quite possibly they will conclude it was how immigration transformed the country. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If we are too scared about immigration we force people to be here all the time. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Ministers had hoped the machines would increase the flow of people through airport immigration controls. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But immigration is only part of the reason we headed for the door. The Sun (2016)Yet illegal immigration is a matter of considerable public anxiety. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Landlords will need to check that immigration documents provided are not forgeries. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Are the party leaders indulging in populism by speaking of immigration control? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Britain benefits from immigration if people come here and work hard. The Sun (2010)But he acknowledges that immigration has a part to play. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Now the great sage says illegal immigration is the big problem. The Sun (2016)Landlords will also face jail if they fail to check the immigration status of tenants. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Airlines say they would like passengers to be kept in holding pens while they await immigration controls. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There are many people who support immigration control and yet are concerned about the motivations of those who go on about it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The department remains sensitive about the issue of foreign nationals, immigration and illegal working. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The Government claims immigration at the moment is good for the economy. The Sun (2016)Most European governments have immigration targets of some kind. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Officials in Malaysia began questioning airport and immigration staff over a possible security breach. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The policy would have given Britain emergency powers to stem immigration from depressed parts of the continent. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I want to hear policies on immigration foreign aid. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Those released often flee to other areas of the country where immigration staff are reluctant to take up their case because it adds to their workload. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Four in ten planned removals of foreign criminals and immigration offenders were cancelled last year, a highly critical watchdog report claimed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'immigration'
British English: immigration /ˌɪmɪˈɡreɪʃən/ NOUN
Immigration is the fact or process of people coming into a country in order to live and work there.
The government has decided to tighten immigration laws.
- American English: immigration
- Arabic: هِجْرَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: imigração
- Chinese: 移民
- Croatian: imigracija
- Czech: imigrace
- Danish: immigration
- Dutch: immigratie
- European Spanish: inmigración
- Finnish: maahanmuutto
- French: immigration
- German: Immigration
- Greek: μετανάστευση
- Italian: immigrazione
- Japanese: 移住
- Korean: 이민
- Norwegian: immigrasjon
- Polish: imigracja
- European Portuguese: imigração
- Romanian: imigrație
- Russian: иммиграция
- Spanish: inmigración
- Swedish: immigration
- Thai: การโยกย้ายมาจากต่างประเทศ การโยกย้ายมาจากต่างประเทศ
- Turkish: göçme
- Ukrainian: імміграція
- Vietnamese: sự nhập cư
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