Someone who comes from abroad to live permanently in a country
a person that comes to a country to take up permanent residence
A person who comes to live in a country in which he or she was not born.
Persons who come into a foreign country or region to live.
A person who leaves one country to settle permanently in another.
Persons who move from one country to another
people who come to live and work in one country from another country
Individuals who have been granted legal permanent residence in a country not their own
Persons coming into a country of which he or she is not a native for the purpose of setting up residence. This category is also defined to include refugees, asylees, and undocumented aliens or immigrants.
Aliens admitted for legal permanent residence in the United States. Immigration statistics are prepared by the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Department of Justice, from entry visas and change of immigration forms. Related term: Foreign born