The act of leaving one's own country to settle permanently in another; moving abroad.
- Yearbook of Immigration Statistics- Free government website from the Department of Homeland Security. Data on foreign nationals granted lawful residence in the U.S
- Visa Statistics - U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs-The Report of the Visa Office is an annual report providing statistical information on immigrant and non-immigrant visa issuances by consular offices.
Office of Immigration Statistics, Homeland Security-
Free government website from the Department of Homeland Security. Immigration statistics, report on removal of illegal immigrants, report on refugees and asylees, and non-immigrant admissions to the the U. S.
U. S. Immigration Trends - Migration Policy Institute
Free website of the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), an independent, nonpartisan think tank in Washington, DC that provides analysis and evaluation of migration and refugee policies at local, national, and international levels. Their page on U.S. immigration includes tables and graphs of a number of relevant characteristics.
Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC): Immigration
A free website co-sponsored by Syracuse University and others to provide independent and nonpartisan information about U. s. Federal immigration enforcement.
Net Migration Patterns for U. S. Counties
Data based on U.S. Census data. Free website from the University of Wisconsin.
The action of immigrating; entrance into a country for the purpose of settling there.
Immigration Statistics - International
Origins and Destinations of the World's Migrants, from 1990-2015
The figures in this interactive map refer to the total number (or cumulative "stocks") of migrants living around the world as of 1990, 2000, 2010, or 2013. Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan organization that conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, and media analysis.
International Organization for Migration - IOM
A leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration that works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental, partners, such as the United Nations. Their world migration interactive map allows the user to access information about migrants leaving or entering a country. Access to UN documents and international migration laws.
International Migration Statistics-Migration Policy Institute
Free website of the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), an independent, nonpartisan think tank in Washington, DC that provides analysis and evaluation of migration and refugee policies at local, national, and international levels. Explore their pages on international migration, which include tables, graphs, and maps of a number of relevant characteristics.
International Migration - United Nations
International migration reports, charts, and graphs from the United Nations.
International Migration and Development - The World Bank
Journal articles, working papers, books, data, and links to additional information sources. From the World Bank.
International Migration - OECD
Free website of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Movement from one part of something to another.