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To immigrate means “to enter a country with the intention of becoming a citizen.” To emigrate meansto leave a country with the intention of settling elsewhere.”

A trick you can use:

Immigrate means “to come in.” Emigrate means “to exit.”

Example: Cuba is plagued by illegal emigration. The United States, meanwhile, is plagued by illegal immigration.

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