emigrate to (some place)

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emigrate to (some place)

To leave one country to live in another. My great-grandparents emigrated to the US when they were just kids.
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This father, Noel Collins, had been a successful animal trainer in England, before emigrating to America, and in America he had continued the success and laid the foundation of the big animal training school at Cedarwild, which his son had developed and built up after him.
Synopsis: Now in a fully updated and expanded second edition, "Emigrating from China to the United States: A Comparison of Different Social Experiences" by Yushi Li (Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Philosophy, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Hights, Kentucky) has retained much of her earlier experiences when emigrating to the United States but adds depth and detail to the life events that have currently influenced her social values, attitudes, and behaviors.
According to the study, 1.1 million Britons would consider emigrating to have a home of their own.
He played for Halifax Rugby League Club from 1981 to 1985 and had a season with Huddersfield before emigrating to play football for Balga in Australia.
The Aussie superstar can trace his family roots to the town where grandfather, John Crowe, ran a grocer's before emigrating to New Zealand in the mid-1920s.
MY son, a plasterer, is emigrating to Australia later this month.
Helen Murphy, grand-niece of 18-year old Nora Hegarty, who was emigrating to the US with her first cousin, said: "It's a very poignant story.
MIDWIVES are emigrating to find work as local health boards fail to fill vacancies to keep cost down.
"Does the prospect of Sarah Palin one day becoming President maybe terrify you?And if so, would you consider emigrating to Canada or possibly even Russia?"
The Man United boss told Glasgow Caledonian Uni students he thought about emigrating to Canada after three defeats in the Saints' reserves in the 1960s.
Walsh of Warrington (ECHO Letters, June 10) who is emigrating to Australia.
He never fulfilled that ambition - but after emigrating to Australia six years ago he has found fame kicking a different kind of ball.
David, who lived in Gateshead, before emigrating to Perth with wife Angie, 42, in 1990, used to work in shipyards and offshore in the North Sea.
The National Archives, which has licensed the website, said thousands of Britons left the country for economic reasons, with around 125,000 emigrating to the US each year from 1890 to 1914.
Muslims have been emigrating to Europe in large numbers for decades, coming mostly from former French and British colonies in Africa and Asia, countries such as Morocco, Algeria, and Pakistan.