The Society: Genealogy: (Emigration and Immigration Genealogy )

Resources that assist one in learning when and where ancestors entered or left a country. A primary source of information was the Passenger Arrival Records that were generated on board ship. Naturalization Records can sometimes also provide this information. Emigration and Immigration Genealogy Society.

Emigration is the act of leaving one's resident country with the intent to settle elsewhere. Conversely, immigration describes the movement of persons into one country from another. (wikipedia)