How to sign immigrant in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Place both of your hands in front of you with your dominant hand underneath your non-dominant hand. Your non-dominant hand should be horizontal with your palm facing down and the fingers of your dominant hand should be pointing up. Slightly move your dominant hand forward a couple of times.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of immigrant

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of immigrant

End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for immigrant
Extend all fingers except your thumb, resembling the number four.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for immigrant
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

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