verb (used without object), im·mi·grat·ed, im·mi·grat·ing.
verb (used with object), im·mi·grat·ed, im·mi·grat·ing.
- immigration and nationality act,
Origin of immigrate
Examples from the Web for immigrate
It was easier for my family to leave the Soviet Union and immigrate to Canada!
Scores of Chinese in Guangdong province began to immigrate to California through the Port of San Francisco.‘The Search for General Tso’: The Origins of America’s Favorite Chinese Dish, General Tso’s Chicken|Marlow Stern|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many others have endured huge obstacles and lengthy waits to immigrate legally.Can Jeb Bush Save the GOP and End Its Emerging Civil War?|John Avlon|March 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They may change when we get married, immigrate to another country, or convert to another religion.
Nadine for her part is gathering the necessary paperwork to immigrate to New York, where her grandmother lives.After the Earthquake: Looming AIDS Crisis in Haiti|Lisa Armstrong|November 29, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Is it for these things I give up wife, and patrie, and immigrate myself out of dear France?Mike Flannery On Duty and Off|Ellis Parker Butler
I should not want "the flower" of other nations to immigrate to our shores.The Young Man and the World|Albert J. Beveridge
The desire to immigrate, stimulated by the transportation companies, spread like a fever.Our Foreigners|Samuel P. Orth
If island formed continent, some species would emerge and immigrate.The Foundations of the Origin of Species|Charles Darwin
The real Portuguese immigrate in families and show very little money on landing.The Old World in the New|Edward Alsworth Ross
Word Origin for immigrate
1620s, from Latin immigratum, past participle of imigrare "to remove, go into, move in," from assimilated form of in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + migrare "to move" (see migration). Related: Immigrated; immigrating.