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Refugee - A person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster..
Immigrant - A person who comes to live permanently in a foreign country
Migrant - A person who moves from one place to another, especially in order to find work or better living conditions
Diaspora - People who have spread or been dispersed from their homeland
Asylum Seeker - A person who has left their home country as a political refugee and is seeking asylum in another
Definitions from https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/