Synonyms of emigrant
pioneerPioneers are people who leave their own country or the place where they were living, and go and live in a place that has not been lived in before.
• abandoned settlements of early European pioneers
settlerSettlers are people who go to live in a new country.
• settlers from the Volga region
Thesaurus for emigrant from the Collins English Thesaurus
a person who leaves one place or country, esp a native country, to settle in another