emigrate to (some place) from (some place)

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emigrate to (some place) from (some place)

To leave one country to live in another. My great-grandparents emigrated to the US from Ireland when they were just kids.
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One instance, which had occurred some twenty years before, was a movement among the peasants to emigrate to some unknown "warm rivers." Hundreds of peasants, among them the Bogucharovo folk, suddenly began selling their cattle and moving in whole families toward the southeast.
volunteers will not be wanting," answered Bronsfield; "and if it were allowed, half of the earth's inhabitants would emigrate to the moon!"
For those reasons I was ordered to emigrate to England and to wait.
At the age of twenty-seven, abandoning the hope which he had already begun to cherish of becoming the national poet of Scotland, he had determined in despair to emigrate to Jamaica to become an overseer on a plantation.
When the victims' children appeared to be unemployed, he persuaded the victims that he could help them emigrate to Europe.According to the daily, the fake agent offered to help them to emigrate to the Netherlands on the pretext that Dutch authorities pay immigrants based on their level of education.
There was a pro gramme with an assisted passage for families to emigrate to Australia for the princely sum of PS10.
We wish we had a longer trial period for eMigrate to avoid the reported delays but, despite several issues, the system is up and running now," Seetharam said.
The report said 98% of Egyptian young males are more likely to emigrate to improve their living conditions and to find jobs with higher salaries so they can start a family and afford living requirements.
"I'd been planning to emigrate to make a better life for myself - now I don't need to."
Young, highly educated women are more likely than their male counterparts to desire to emigrate to countries within the Arab League.
Apart from the prospect of a prosperous future, many people look to emigrate to the West on account of difficulties in renewing their work contracts and decreasing employment opportunities for their children in the Kingdom.
"I took out papers to emigrate to Canada and got my brother's girlfriend to call the manager and say I wouldn't be back.
PDSA VET IAN FLEMING ANSWERS YOUR QUESTIONS QI am taking my dog with me when we emigrate to Australia next year.
Summary: Between 30 to 35 Yemeni Jews will emigrate to Israel in a secretC*
Tracing the lasting impacts of builders, preservers, creators, social reformers, healers, and scientists, as well as the problems they encountered, the turbulence caused by World War II and their attempts to emigrate to the U.S., Turkey's Modernization is a fascinating parable of how Turkey capitalized upon the best and the brightest--as well as of its stumbling blocks, such as its cultural predispositions for encouraging talented scientists to be content as hired hands rather than strike out and forge new businesses.