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Noun: immigration  ,i-mu'grey-shun
  1. Migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there)
    - in-migration
     
  2. The body of immigrants arriving during a specified interval
    "the increased immigration strengthened the colony"

Derived forms: immigrations

Type of: body, migration

Encyclopedia: Immigration, Customs Enforcement