emigrate, immigrate - vocabulary
Emigrate: to move out of a country.
Immigrate: to come into a country.
Emigration: the process of leaving a country.
Emigrant: the person who leaves.
Immigration: process of coming into a country.
Immigrant: the person who comes in.
Note: Use this trick. emigrate = exit; immigrate = come in.
One of the most important issues in this year's presidential campaign is an issue that most leading contenders have been reluctant to discuss in a serious way: illegal immigration.
—Editorial “The Candidates and Illegal Immigration” Washington Times, January 2, 2008