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Migration into one community, region, or country from another.

in′-mi′grate v.
in′-mi′grant n.
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v.i. -grat•ed, -grat•ing.
to move into a different part of one's country or territory.
in′-mi•gra′tion, n.
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In the Western Isles, only six per cent of those who in-migrated during the year were from "overseas".
I recently read a journal article while I was helping a customer with a sports economics paper that cited this as one rea son why newer professional sports franchises often have problems generating a local fan base, especially in geographic areas where most of the population has in-migrated from someplace else.
Weiner suggests that Parsons was affiliated with government agencies that in-migrated Nazi and Nazi sympathizers.