Immigration and emigration


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    Immigration and Emigration

    Immigration means to move to a foreign country to live. Emigration means leaving your home country to go to another country to live.
    People have been doing this for many years but most of the world's immigration happened between 1800-1900.

    Dewey Decimal Call Numbers

    • 304
    • 305
    • 325

    Internet Sites

    Keywords for searching the Catalog/OPAC

    • Ellis Island
    • Emigrants
    • Emigration
    • Emigration and immigration
    • Immigrants
    • Immigration
    • Immigration and emigration
    • Statue of Liberty
    • United States - Emigration and Immigration
    • look under the specific name of the immigrant groups: Mexican Americans, Russian Americans, Swedish Americans, etc.

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    Last updated: 6/20/11

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