|v. t.||1.||To come into a country of which one is not a native, for the purpose of permanent residence. See Emigrate.|
|Verb||1.||immigrate - migrate to a new environment; "only few plants can immigrate to the island"|
|2.||immigrate - introduce or send as immigrants; "Britain immigrated many colonists to America"|
|3.||immigrate - come into a new country and change residency; "Many people immigrated at the beginning of the 20th century"|
emigrate - leave one's country of residence for a new one; "Many people had to emigrate during the Nazi period"