What does the phrase "preguntas de inmigracion" mean?


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"Preguntas de inmigracion" is a Spanish phrase that translates roughly as "immigration questions" in English. "Immigration" is the act of moving to a country that one is not originally the native of for an extended or permanent residency, according to Dictionary.com.

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Immigration is also defined as the act of an organism either passing through or coming to a new habitat or place, notes Dictionary.com. The phrase "immigrate" originated from the Latin phrase immigrātus. It came into use in English around 1612 to 1625.

Spanish is a Latin language like English, which is why the word "immigracion" is so similar to "immigration". Both of these terms originated from the same root word.

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