immigration

(redirected from immigrated)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to immigrated: emigrate

Immigration

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.

Cross-references

Aliens.

immigration

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.

References in periodicals archive ?
Children who immigrated before age six are likely to have completed all of their education within the U.
The pooling of census files from different years allows us to separate the effects of when an individual immigrated (the cohort effect) from how long the individual has resided in Canada (the integration effect), since cohorts are observed at two points in time.
The new species represents a lineage that must have immigrated to the Islands independently, he says, His team caught the animal in Luzon's ravage lowland forest.
Last year, Fausto and his mother immigrated from the Oaxaca region of Southern Mexico.
Those who immigrated before 1981 fared better than the non-immigrants (10.
After attending primary school in Sydney, Jacobs immigrated to England in 1872.
Wing Lam, co-founder and vice president of marketing for Wahoo's Fish Taco, developed a love for the sport of surfing at age 14 after his family immigrated in 1975 to Newport Beach, Calif.
BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Deputy Parliament Speaker Aref Taifour called the Arabs who immigrated to Kirkuk during the ex-regime to return to their original provinces following having their compensations according to Article 140 of the Iraqi Constitution.
2013 was also the first year since 2005 that more Jews immigrated to Israel from France than from the United States, despite the massive disparity in size between the two communities.
Sources in the ministry noted that more than half of the people who immigrated to Israel under the Law of Return, about 54 percent, were not really Jewish.
But Omar Zayat, an Argentinian Jew who immigrated in 2003, solved that problem.
Sapir, who immigrated to the United States from Georgia 30 years ago, reportedly plans on renovating the first five floors of the mansion in prder to publicly display his collection of European Ivory as well as his friends' collections of Faberge eggs and paintings.

Full browser ?