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The entrance into a country of foreigners for purposes of permanent residence. The correlative term emigration denotes the act of such persons in leaving their former country.




noun admission of foreigners, change of national location, colonization, entry of aliens, establishment of foreign residence, expatriation, forrign influx, incoming population, ingress, migration, movement of population, transmigration
Associated concepts: issuance of visas
See also: entrance, entry, inflow

IMMIGRATION. The removing into one place from another. It differs from emigration, which is the moving from one place into another. Vide Emigration.

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Thus, there is considerable latitude in estate and gift tax planning for an NRA prior to immigrating to the U.
A veteran entrepreneur for the past 20 years, she ran her own jewelry and clothing businesses in Belgium before immigrating to the United States three years ago.
19 dinner were alarmed about Clinton's position on a provision that could have blocked 1 million Asian siblings of United States citizens from immigrating to the United States.
After immigrating to the United States in 1924, Elsie settled in New York City and met her husband, fellow German, Charles Gols.
The last Hmong tribal people in Thai refugee camps started immigrating to the United States on Wednesday, part of an effort to close the camps and end one of the final chapters of the Indochina war.
Before immigrating to the United States in 1986, Turtledove began his career with Unilever in South Africa, where he spent four years in Brand Management, Promotion and Sales.
After immigrating to the United States in 1973, Bafverfeldt completed requirements to begin practicing dentistry in California.

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