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AP Human Geography: Migration
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The space within which daily life occurs.
Someone who has migrated to another country in the hope of being recognized as a refugee.
Large scale emigration by talented people.
Migration of people to a specific location because relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there.
The temporary movement of a migrant worker between home and host countries to seek employment.
Short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that recur on a regular basis.
Net migration from urban to rural areas in more developed countries.
The exile of an ethnic or racial group from their homeland. (Jews and Israel)
Degradation of land, especially in semiarid areas, primarily because of human actions like excessive crop planting, animal grazing, and tree cutting. Also known as semiarid land degradation.
Migration from a location
An area subject to flooding during a given number of years according to historical trends.
Permanent movement, compelled by cultural or environmental factors.
Workers who migrate to the more developed countries of Northern and Western Europe, usually from Southern and Eastern Europe or from North Africa, in search of higher-paying jobs.
Migration to a new location.
Permanent movement within a particular country.
Internally Displaced Person (IDP)
Someone who has been forced to migrate for similar political reasons as a refugee but has not migrated across an international border.
Permanent movement from one country to another.
Permanent movement from one region of a country to another.
An environmental or cultural feature of the landscape that hinders migration.
The presence of a nearer opportunity that greatly diminishes the attractiveness of sites farther away.
Permanent movement within one region of a country.
A form of relocation diffusion that involves a permanent move to a new location.
A change in the migration pattern in a society that results from industrialization, population growth, and other social and economic changes that also produce the demographic transition.
The tendency for certain types of people (influenced by age, education and familiar ties) to move.
A constant flow of migrants from the same origin to the same destination.
All types of movements between locations.
The difference between the level of immigration and the level of emigration.
Motion that recurs over and over and the period of time required for each recurrence remains the same.
A factor that induces people to move to a new location.
A factor that induces people to move out of their present location.
In reference to migration, a law that places maximum limits on the number of people who can immigrate to a country each year.
The majority of migrants move short distances. Migrants who move longer distances tend to choose big city destinations. Urban residents are less migratory than people in rural areas. Families are less likely to make international moves than young adults
Someone who is forced to migrate from their his or her home country and cannot return for fear of persecution because of his or her race, religion, nationality, membership in a social group, or political opinion.
Transfer of money by workers to people in the country from which they emigrated.
Migration to a distant destination that occurs in stages, for example, from farm to nearby village and later to a town and city
A worker who comes to work in a foreign country for a fixed period of time.
The seasonal migration of livestock between mountains and lowland pastures.
A person who enters a country without proper documents to do so.
Permanent movement undertaken by choice.
U.S. Internal Migration Pattern
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