For questions about the process and records associated with people leaving the country or place where they were born in order to settle in a new country.
Use emigration for questions about the process of emigration and records associated with this event. Emigration is defined as leaving a country for the purpose of settling in another country.
immigration and migration are related tags. Use these tags for questions about the process and records associated with:
- immigration: people entering and settling in a country or place to which they were not native.
- migration: movement of people (whether individuals, families or populations) from one location to another, usually on a permanent basis, especially within a country.