To come into a country of which one is not a native, for the purpose of permanent residence. See Emigrate.
to come into a new country to settle there (Many Pinelands residents have immigrated from places such as Germany, England, and Italy; others have migrated or moved from other states to the Pinelands.)
coming to a country that one is not native of, to take up permanent residence
To come into a region or country where one is not a native.
To come into and settle in a new country or region
_ To migrate or move from one habitat to another; in the case of anadromous fish such as salmon, to migrate or move in an upstream direction from estuarine and marine systems to freshwater riverine systems as adults.
migrate to a new environment; "only few plants can immigrate to the island"
come into a new country and change residency; "Many people immigrated at the beginning of the 20th century"
to move from one country to another
come into a country to live there
To move to a country where one is not a native. Immigrants are people who come to a country where they intend to settle permanently and obtain citizenship. A legal immigrant is a person who comes to settle in a country with the legal permission of its government. An illegal immigrant is a person residing in a country without the legal permission of its government.