Immigration definition

ĭmĭ-grāshən
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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An act or instance of immigrating.
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The act of entering a country with the intention of remaining there permanently.
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The number of immigrants entering a country or region during a specified period.
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The action or process of immigrating.
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The place where authorities check the documents of people entering a country.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
immigration
Plural:
immigrations