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AP Human Geo: Unit 3 Migration
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The permanent movement of persons from one country or locality to another.
The migratory act of a person leaving an area.
The act of someone coming to an area.
The difference between the level of immigration and the level of emigration.
Short-term, repetitive or cyclical movements that recur on a regular basis.
Factors such as unemployment or the lack of freedom of speech, that makes people want to leave their country for a different one.
Factors such as freedom or employment opportunities that attract a person to a country.
People who are forced to migrate from their home country and cannot return for fear of persecution because of their race, religion, nationality, membership in a social group, or political opinion.
A shelter from danger or hardship for refugees from another state.
An environmental or cultural feature of the landscape that hinders migration.
Permanent movement from one country to another across nations.
Permanent movement within a particular country.
Migration from one region to another.
Permanent movement within one region of a country.
Permanent movement undertaken by choice.
Permanent movement compelled usually by cultural factors.
Geographer associated with migration transition--change in the migration pattern in a society that results from the social and economic changes that produce the demographic transition. Stage 2--international. Stage 3&4--internal.
Migration of people to a specific location because relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there.
People who enter a country without legal paper work and documentation.
Established limits by governments on the number of immigrants who can enter a country each year.
The loss of the best and brightest of one country to people in another countries.
Workers who migrate to the more developed countries from less developed countries in search of higher-paying jobs.
Net migration from urban to rural areas in more developed countries.
A model that holds that the potential use of a service at a particular location is directly related to the number of people in a location and inversely related to the distance people must travel to reach the service.
The diminishing in importance and eventual disappearance of a phenomenon with increasing distance from its origin.
Migration to a distant destination that occurs in stages, for example, from farm to nearby village and later to a town and city.
The return of migrants to the regions from which they earlier emigrated.
The space within which daily activity occurs.
Movement that has a closed route and is repeated annually or seasonally.
An example of cyclic movement in which a person takes a journey from home to work and then back to home.
Movements that are taken based on a seasonal basis.
Motion that recurs over and over and the period of time required for each recurrence remains the same.
A seasonal periodic movement of farmers and their livestock between highland and lowland pastures.
Refugees who have crossed one or more international boundaries, searching for asylum in a different country.
Intranational Refugee/Internally Displaced Person
Fleeing from one region of a country to another, those who have abandoned their homes but not their country
Refugee who does not return to their country of origin and is given permanent residence status in the new country
Status given to a refugee prior to receiving permanent residency in a new country
Laws and regulations of a state designed specifically to control immigration into the state.
The quality or state of being able to move about freely.
Migrants who set up homes and/or work in more than one nation-state.
The process of population movement from within towns and cities to the rural-urban fringe.
Population movement caused by the degradation of land and essential natural resources.
The area from which a given city or place draws the majority of its immigrants.
The tendency for migration to flow between areas that are socially and economically allied by past migration patterns, by economic and trade connections, or by some other affinity.
Ravenstein's Laws of Migration
A set of 11 "laws" that can be organized into three groups: the reasons why migrants move, the distance they typically move, and their characteristics.
The presence of a nearer opportunity that greatly diminishes the attractiveness of sites farther away.
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