simple past tense and past participle of immigrate
(intransitive) To move into a country from another one to stay permanently.
To come into a country of which one is not a native, for the purpose of permanent residence. See Emigrate.
migrate to a new environment;
‘only few plants can immigrate to the island’;
introduce or send as immigrants;
‘Britain immigrated many colonists to America’;
come into a new country and change residency;
‘Many people immigrated at the beginning of the 20th century’;
come to live permanently in a foreign country
‘an Australian who immigrated to Britain in 1982’;