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Legal Definition and Related Resources of Immigration

Meaning of Immigration

Coming into a country of foreigners in order to permanently reside therein.

Immigration Alternative Definition

The removing into one place from another. It differs from “emigration,” which is the moving from one place into another.

Synonyms of Immigration


  • admission of foreigners
  • adventus
  • change of national location
  • colonization
  • entry of aliens
  • establishment of foreign residence
  • expatriation
  • foreign influx
  • incoming population
  • ingress
  • migration
  • movement of population
  • transmigration
  • Associated Concepts: issuance of visas
  • passports

Related Entries of Immigration in the Encyclopedia of Law Project

Browse or run a search for Immigration in the American Encyclopedia of Law, the Asian Encyclopedia of Law, the European Encyclopedia of Law, the UK Encyclopedia of Law or the Latin American and Spanish Encyclopedia of Law.

Immigration in Historical Law

You might be interested in the historical meaning of this term. Browse or search for Immigration in Historical Law in the Encyclopedia of Law.

Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

Search for legal acronyms and/or abbreviations containing Immigration in the Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms Dictionary.

Related Legal Terms

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Mentioned in these terms

Alien, Citizen, National, Naturalization.


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This definition of Immigration is based on the The Cyclopedic Law Dictionary . This entry needs to be proofread.

Vocabularies (Semantic Web Information)

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Immigration in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of immigration.


Legal English Vocabulary: Immigration in Spanish

Online translation of the English legal term immigration into Spanish: inmigración (English to Spanish translation) . More about legal dictionary from english to spanish online.

Related to the Legal Thesaurus


See Also

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Police Work
  • Law Enforcement Agency

Further Reading

Federal immigration law determines whether a person is an alien, and associated legal rights, duties, and obligations of aliens in the United states.

Federal immigration law determines whether a person is an alien, and associated legal rights, duties, and obligations of aliens in the United states.

Notion of Immigration

The meaning of Immigration may be as follows: Movement of people from one country to another, for purposes of permanent or long-term relocation. Nations typically have policies restricting or governing immigration, as a means of population control and national security. Immigration controls can also have cultural goals.

Definition of Immigration

In relation to social issues, a meaning of immigration is provided here: To enter and settle in a country or region to which one is not native

Immigration and the European Union


See Also

  • Asylum and Schengen Agreement


See Also

  • Migration
  • Internal Migration
  • Immigration Law

Hierarchical Display of Immigration

Social Questions > Migration > Migration

Meaning of Immigration

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Translation of Immigration

Thesaurus of Immigration

Social Questions > Migration > Migration > Immigration

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