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immigration vocab!

social studies vocab

member of a nation citizen
the study of what it means to be a U.S citizen civics
an authority that acts on the behalf of a group of people government
a person who comes to a nation to settle as a permanent resident immigrant
a limit on the number of immigrants who may enter a country quota
a person who flees persecution in his or her homeland and wants to seek safety refugee
an american born as a citizen of the U.S native born
a document that allows people from one country to visit another country visa
a residental commnity near a large city suburb
a large city or town urban
a region of farms or small towns rural
the movement of people from region to region migration
a U.S region made up of states in the South and West sunbelt
a person who lives in a nation but is not a citizen of that nation alien
to force a person to leave another nation such as an illegal alien deport
a legal process by which aliens become citizens naturalization
an offical count of the number of people in a country census
the annual number of live births per 1,000 members of a population birthrate
the annual number of deaths per 1,000 members of a population death rate
island where immigrants were processed in NYC Ellis Island
island in Los Angeles where immigrants were provessed Angel Island
Created by: amanda2992