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    Default what´s the difference between emigration and immigration?

    What is the difference between emigration and immigration?

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    Default Re: what´s the difference between emigration and immigration?

    Hi Jose Rocha,

    I am neither a teacher nor a native English speaker. Here are my two cents. Hope this hopes.

    1) emigration is from the standpoint of the native country from which people move out.

    (You are an emigrant for the native country)

    2) immigration is from the standpoint of the adopted country which people move in.

    (You are an immigrant for the adopted country)

    eg1. I am a Chinese citizen. If I moved from China to the UK permanently, I were an emigrant for China.

    eg2 I am a Chinese citizen. If I moved out from China and settled down in the UK permanently, I were an immigrant for the UK.

    The prefix "e" means move out and the prefix " im" means move in.
    Last edited by thedaffodils; 13-May-2008 at 14:36. Reason: clerical error

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    Default Re: what´s the difference between emigration and immigration?

    thanx for the reply..........

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    Default Re: what´s the difference between emigration and immigration?

    Quote Originally Posted by shindes7 View Post
    thanx for the reply..........
    Welcome to the forums, shindes7! We hope you will visit us often!

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