Here we exam the difference between emigrate and immigrate.
They can be confusing words as both refer to a person who leaves one country/region to move to another, usually permanently or at least for a very a long time.
Basically, a person is an emigrant when they leave their country or region of origin, and immigrants when they arrive at their destination. It's common to have the preposition 'from' with emigrate and 'to' with immigrate, though this is not always the case.
The words emigrate and immigrate are sometimes used interchangeably which can add to the confusion some have.
Emigrate is a verb that means to leave one's own country or region to settle in another. So it is used when talking about the country one has moved from.
Immigrate is a verb that means to come to a new country or region to settle and live there permanently. So it is used when talking about the country (or region) that one has moved to.
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