Definitions for "Immigrate"
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
introduce or send as immigrants; "Britain immigrated many colonists to America"