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Emigration

Emigration is the act of leaving one's country to live somewhere else. These men emigrated from Italy to the United States in 1911. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
Emigration is the act of leaving one's country to live somewhere else. These men emigrated from Italy to the United States in 1911.
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The act of moving from one country to another with intention not to return. It is to be distinguished from expatriation, which means the Abandonment of one's country and renunciation of one's citizenship in it, while emigration denotes merely the removal of person and property to another country. Expatriation is usually the consequence of emigration. Emigration is also sometimes used in reference to the removal from one section to another of the same country.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

EMIGRATION. The act of removing from one place to another. It is sometimes used in the same sense as expatriation, (q.v.) but there is some difference in the signification. Expatriation is the act of abandoning one's country, while emigration is, perhaps not strictly, applied to the act of removing from one part of the country to another. Vide 2 Kent, Com. 36.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"Emigrating from China to the United States" addresses such issues and topics as: Sociological theories and how different political and economic systems influence ways of thinking, everyday life, and social interaction with others; The importance of doing research projects, collecting data, and how to avoid common mistakes; The comparison between Chinese and American cultures, and cultural shock; How immigrants assimilate themselves into American society; Deviant behavior that may be considered universal; Comparison and evaluation of U.S.
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The data from the State Statistical Office show that each year from the period of 2006 - 2010, the number of persons that immigrate to Macedonia is bigger than the number of people emigrating. In regard to school preparation, last year, most of the immigrants were high-school graduates (349) followed by immigrants with finished elementary school (160) and immigrants with university education (68).
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The study also found out that 50 percent of Lebanese youth are thinking of emigrating, with 25 percent saying they are willing to move to another country and another 25 percent saying they are willing to emigrate.
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However there is a difference between a holiday and emigrating so it may be kinder, as you are emigrating, to take your dog with you.