1. Scholarly term used to refer to the legal social process by which migrants from a particular area follow other migrants to a particular destination;
2. A derogatory term used by Donald Trump for immigrants sponsoring family members to join them in this country, as cover for upending immigration policy that dates back to the 19th century;
3. The Trump administration deceptively claimed that chain migration involves immigrants bringing any family member, no matter how distant they’re related to them, to the United States, despite the reality that legal reunification paths for more distant family, such as aunts, cousins, or even grandparents) do not exist;
4. The way that Melania Trump’s parents were granted green card status.