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 (trăns-mī′grənt, trănz-)
1. One that transmigrates.
2. One in transit through a country on the way to the country in which one intends to settle.


(trænzˈmaɪɡrənt; ˈtrænzmɪɡrənt)
an emigrant on the way to the country of immigration
passing through from one place or stage to another


(trænsˈmaɪ grənt, trænz-)

1. a person passing through a country or place on the way to the place in which he or she intends to settle.
2. passing from one place or state to another.
[1665–75; < Latin trānsmigrant-, s. of trānsmigrāns, present participle of trānsmigrāre to depart, migrate. See trans-, migrant]
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Yeoh BSA (2006) Bifurcated labour: the unequal incorporation of transmigrants in Singapore.
Hence, this work looks at the African American elite in academia, where it explores the emergent ethnic identities of African and Caribbean immigrants and transmigrants, Gullah/Geechees, Louisiana Creoles, and even Native Americans of partly African ancestry.
2008) 'La migration transnationale: logique individuelle dans l'espace national: l'exemple des transmigrants subsahariens a l'epreuve de l'externalisation de la gestion des flux migratoires au Maroc', Social Science Information 47 (4): 697-713.
Analyses of Dominican transnationalism suggest a trend of transmigrants using the host nation-state as an economic resource while maintaining a psychic and cultural connection with the home country.
Transmigration and global flows are therefore at the core of this novella; it is a representation of transmigrants or global Indians who are at ease in both the adopted country and the homeland and maintain multiple linkages to both.
In 2005 Mexico detained and expelled 223,000 Central American transmigrants, but less than 64,000 in 2010.
As regards invisible integration in the extensive body of literature on regional integration in Africa, there is hardly any discussion of the "invisible" segment of the population; the author himself notes that the concept has been "hitherto neglected" despite the fact that it is "a powerful weapon deployed by transmigrants (p.
Adults acquire filarial infection more rapidly than children: a study in Indonesian transmigrants.
In the early 1980s, (3) the Indonesian government sent 4,000 households of transmigrants to the forest area in Nagari (4) Pangean of Riau Province, ninety per cent of them from the highly populated island of Java and the remainder from the local areas.
State-organised migrants, sometimes called transmigrants, often receive preferential support from the state, gaining access to land at the expense of native (1) populations, who may perceive migration as internal colonialism.
Transmigrants and nation-states: Something old and something new in U.
The Dutch colonial elite never spent their whole life in the colony: one of the characteristics of this group was that they were transmigrants (Bosma 2007).