I have noticed people using the terms migrant and immigrant interchangeably. But, they do have different meanings.
Migrants and immigrants both move around to find a better life. Here’s the difference:
A migrant leaves their country to get temporary work in another country. They intend to return to their country after a season.
An immigrant leaves their country with the intent to reside in another country permanently.
This blog post on Stilt. com, a company focused on providing credit to immigrants and the underserved, gives a comprehensive explanation.
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