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U.S. Immigration Statistics

Instructions on researching immigration

Immigration Statistics

Researchers often need to know how many people have emigrated to the United States from a particular country or countries.

Definitions

Emigrate: To leave one country or region to settle in another.

  • emigrate. (2003). In The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language.


Immigrate: To enter and settle in a country or region to which one is not native.

  • immigrate. (2003). In The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language.
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