When you move permanently from England to the United States, this is an example of a time when you immigrate.
Origin of immigrate; from Classical Latin immigratus, past participle of immigrare, to go or remove into: see in- and amp; migrate
verbim·mi·grat·ed, im·mi·grat·ing, im·mi·grates
Origin of immigrateLatin immigr&amacron;re, immigr&amacron;t-, to go into : in-, in; see in–2 + migr&amacron;re, to depart.
(third-person singular simple present immigrates, present participle immigrating, simple past and past participle immigrated)
- (intransitive) To move into a country from another one to stay permanently.
From Latin immigratus, past participle of immigro (“remove, move into”).