economic migrant


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economic migrant

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who moves from one region, place, or country to another in order to improve his or her standard of living
Translations

economic migrant

, economic refugee
nWirtschaftsflüchtling m (neg!)
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I've been pigeon-holed at different times and for different reasons into three categories: refugee, displaced person and economic migrant.
For each economic migrant returned to Turkey, Europe is ready to agree to take a genuine Syrian refugee in return - possibly hundreds of thousands before the deal expires in December 2018.
Well my grandfather, an economic migrant from Scotland to England, joined up in 1942 to fight against an extreme form of nationalism.
An economic migrant is an individual whose primary motivation for leaving a home country is economic gain, often in response to unstable living conditions there (Park 2015).
The ban applies to any economic migrant or student who has not been granted permission to stay for more than six months.
According to The Telegraph, the report by the Democracy Institute warns that the British Government is to blame for the amessa of migration describing the flood of new arrivals as a aself-inflicted economic migrant own goal.
Mr Langton came to Spain as an economic migrant when times were tough in England.
The focus of the Increasing BME Employment, Tackling BME Economic Inactivity Project is to mentor, signpost and support 949 individuals from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) and European Economic Migrant (EEM) backgrounds to gain sustainable employment.
Unlike the others, Mr Golebiewski came to this country as an economic migrant and has enjoyed capturing scenes such as Warwick Castle and Coventry's Holy Trinity Church in his spare time from his job as a warehouse operative.
Every time an economic migrant is employed in the UK, it means another unemployed British worker.
The number of pupils from economic migrant families in the borough has risen from 199 in 2004 to 356 this year.