Immigrants and Immigration

What’s the difference between immigrate and emigrate?

What’s the difference be an ex-pat and an immigrant?

Emigrate means to leave one’s country to live in another. Immigrate is to come into another country to live permanently. Migrate is to move, like birds in the winter.

Why do people emigrate?

• To escape poverty

• To escape war
• To escape ethnic/religious persecution
• To have better job opportunities and a higher quality of life
• To have a better education for themselves or their children
• To escape the political system
• To be with someone they love
• To escape natural disasters
• To learn a foreign language

• To live in a country with a better climate
• To get to know a different culture better

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