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see immigrationimmigration,
entrance of a person (an alien) into a new country for the purpose of establishing permanent residence. Motives for immigration, like those for migration generally, are often economic, although religious or political factors may be very important.
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of people, geographical movements of individuals or groups for the purpose of permanently resettling. Early History

Migrations have occurred throughout history and have played an important part in the peopling of all the areas of the earth.
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the movement of people from one country to another to establish permanent or temporary residence, usually with the aim of finding work. Emigration may be permanent or temporary, even seasonal. In seasonal emigration the time of stay is limited by contract or other terms of hire; for example, the emigrant may be allowed to stay for the gathering of the harvest. In addition to emigration for economic reasons, population movements take place for political, ethnic, and religious reasons. In the second half of the 20th century the principal waves of emigration have been from Western Europe to the USA, Canada, Australia, and several other countries—primarily permanent emigration—and from developing countries to Western Europe— usually temporary emigration by laborers who work for low wages. (See alsoHUMAN MIGRATION.)



The movement of individuals or their disseminules out of a population or population area.
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Survival rates for the Madras voyages were better but the Calcutta migrants adjusted better to plantation conditions so that by 1863 emigration via Madras practically stopped.
Suddenly, with rail and sea travel made cheaper, quicker, and more available, emigration became more conceivable.
By arraying such a large and convincing body of evidence, Pistone and Hoeffner have demolished any grounds for resisting the emigration of skilled workers from developing countries.
Key Coffee will market four types of coffee from Brazil, including the Kasato Maru, named after the first emigration ship, by this fall as part of the 100th anniversary of the emigration.
Based on [the ruling of the prophet Muhammed and his friends], emigration from the blessed lands to live permanently in other countries is not permitted in terms of religious law.
Doyle of University College Dublin, brings a strong record of scholarship and particular expertise in the study of Irish emigration.
His intention is nothing less than to show "how the issue of emigration impacted on the establishment of a British state and its expansion into a British empire," while drawing attention simultaneously to the economic forces driving migration and to aspects of individual migrant experience.
At present, Indian passports are issued in three colours: white for government officers or to those people who visit other countries for the official work of the government; red for diplomats; and blue for all others across two categories - those who require emigration check (ECR) and those who do not (ECNR), the Hindustan Times report says.
State-led emigration policies shaped the migration flow in East Asia during the Cold War, says Iacobelli, and presents case studies from mainland Japan and the Ryukyu Islands to show that emigration occurred within a context of strong governments.
ISLAMABAD -- As many as 34,23,223 skilled and unskilled workers have proceeded to other countries for employment through the Bureau of Emigration and Overseas Employment (BEOE) during the last five years (January 1, 2013 to June 30, 2017).
STUDENTS have warned a proposed loan scheme for college and university courses would spark a new emigration brain drain.
The largest parliamentary Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union will seek that the agreement to curb emigration is signed by both political parties and public organizations and associated structures.