Immigration meaning

ĭm'ĭ-grā'shən
The act of entering a country with the intention of remaining there permanently.
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An act or instance of immigrating.
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Immigration is defined as the process of relocating permanently to a foreign country or the area in an airport or at the border where officials check the entry permits and documentation of people who are coming into a country.

An example of immigration is relocating permanently from Mexico to the United States.

An example of immigration is the area in the airport where you have to show your passport to re-enter the country.

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The number of immigrants entering a country or region during a specified period.
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The place where authorities check the documents of people entering a country.
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The action or process of immigrating.
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