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