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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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; migrationmigration,
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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To achieve these objectives, the Bureau has evolved a systematic policy under the Emigration Ordinance 1979 and Rules made there under.
Most Italians began to feel the effects of the recession a bit later than other Southern Europeans, but the rise in Itay's emigration rate seems to have been the sharpest in the last couple of years.
Almost all housemaids coming after Indian emigration clearance are directly recruited by the employers without the help of any recruitment agencies.
New statistics show that close to 250 people a day left these shores in the past year as emigration continued to spiral.
If you need help getting a visa or finding work, then with a network of offices in the UK, Australia and New Zealand, The Emigration Group can offer a tailor-made immigration and employment service.
com/story/001048547) China's International Emigration Report (2012), jointly published by the Center for China & Globalization and the Beijing Institute of Technology School of Law, China is now experiencing a third wave of emigration, characterized by the emigrants' high education level and net worth.
There were many serious efforts within inner emigration and exile groups to maintain the dignity of German culture and deploy it as a weapon against the barbarism of Nazi fascism.
uk said: "These passenger lists shed light on this fascinating period of British emigration and are vital for anybody looking to trace their ancestor's journey around the world.
Emigration is the only variable in Cuba's population balance which ONE cannot monitor, as thousands escape the island annually or defect while abroad.
Bulgaria is right behind Bosnia and Herzegovina, while Albania, which traditionally has high emigration numbers, is 83rd.
Summary: The Gathering for Confronting Emigration of Arab Christians launched a memorandum that stressed the need for deepening coexistence between Muslims and Christians.
Emigration from Central and Eastern European countries accelerated after the enlargement of the European Union (EU) in 2004 and 2007 (Kahanec et al.