Translation of immigration in Spanish:

immigration

Pronunciation: /ˌɪməˈgreɪʃən; ˌɪmɪˈgreɪʃən/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable inmigración (feminine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [regulations/quota] de inmigración; [officer] de inmigración, de migración immigration authorities/laws autoridades (feminine plural)de inmigración, leyes (feminine plural) de inmigración
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    • This is also the generation who suffered most at the brutal application of immigration laws.
    • The second great problem in immigration and illegal trafficking in people.
    • The screening of this film will be followed by a discussion on illegal immigration.
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    • Admittedly it took a little while at immigration but that was just checking passports.
    • Late that night we cleared immigration and added an observer to the crew.
    • I tried to plead with immigration to see if we could come to an understanding.
    1.2immigration (control) (at border, airport) (no article/sin artículo) (control (masculine) de) inmigración (feminine) or migración (feminine)

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