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a person (or animal) that moves from one place to another — sometimes seasonally — sometimes for work
  • Immigrant is a word coined in America, for migrants who came in, rather than went out, the meaning of emigrant, which was how Europe saw it.
    five — Hispanic Immigration: Reconquest or Assimilation? (60% in)
  • Interestingly, a new dialect has been emerging in North Carolina, where Hispanic migrants have mixed Spanish with Southern rural speech and created, in Walt Wolfram's terms, "an Hispanic Southern variety of English.
    five — Hispanic Immigration: Reconquest or Assimilation? (37% in)
  • It is haunting to look at the photos of these black people, their work-worn bodies in shabby clothing, yet their faces to us expressing a dignity that seems to be absent from the faces of some of the gaunt, half-starved white migrants in the famous photographs of the dust-bowl victims of the same Depression years.
    six — Bad-mouthing Black English (22% in)
  • Many of these migrants are well educated and skilled: 30 percent professionals and managers, 19 percent with college degrees.
    six — Bad-mouthing Black English (99% in)

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