the act of immigrants who are people who have voluntarily and permanently carried themselves and their goods from their native environment to another country for the purpose of settling and establishing a new life
The act of moving to a country where one is not a native. Immigrants are people who come to a country where they intend to settle permanently and many of them obtain citizenship. A legal immigrant is a person who comes to settle in a country with the legal permission of its government. An undocumented immigrant is a person residing in a country without the legal permission of its government.
In general, â€œImmigrationâ€ is the government department that controls the flow of people across a countryâ€(tm)s borders. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is a branch of the Department of Homeland Security.
The visa given to someone who has successfully completed processing for permanent residence at a US Consulate. The immigration visa is usually valid for 12 days. The person must immigrate to the US within that time or the visa expires. The person becomes a permanent residence on the day he or she is admitted to the US with the immigrant Visa and later receives a Green Card for immigration.