When you move permanently from England to the United States, this is an example of a time when you immigrate.
intransitive verb-·grat·ed, -·grat·ing
Origin of immigratefrom Classical Latin immigratus, past participle of immigrare, to go or remove into: see in- and migrate
verbim·mi·grat·ed, im·mi·grat·ing, im·mi·grates
Origin of immigrateLatin immigrāre immigrāt- to go into in- in ; see in- 2. migrāre 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”).