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AP Human Geography Chapter 3 Key Terms
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(p. 92)Someone who has migrated to another country in the hope of being recognized as a refugee.
(p. 103) Large-scale emigration by talented people.
(p. 103) Migration of people to a specific location because relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there.
(p. 106) The temporary movement of a migrant worker between home and host countries to seek employment.
(p. 78) Short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that recur on a regular basis.
(p. 90) Net migration from urban to rural areas in more developed countries.
(p. 94) Degradation of land, especially in semiarid areas, primarily because of human actions such as excessive crop planting, animal grazing, and tree cutting. Also known as semiarid land degradation.
(p. 78) Migration from a location.
(p. 94) An area subject to flooding during a given number of years, according to historical trends.
(p. 82) permanent movement, compelled by cultural or environmental factors.
(p. 106) A term once used for a worker who migrated to the developed countries of Northern and Western Europe, usually from Southern and Eastern Europe or from North Africa, in search of a higher-paying job.
(p. 78) Migration to a new location.
(p. 82) Permanent movement within a particular country.
Internally displaced person (IDP)
(p. 92) Someone who has been forced to migrate for similar political reasons as a refugee but has not migrated across an international border.
(p. 82) Permanent movement from one country to another.
(p. 82) Permanent movement from one region of a country to another.
(p. 94) An environmental or cultural feature of the landscape that hinders migration.
(p. 82) Permanent movement within one region of a country.
(p. 78) A form of relocation diffusion that involves a permanent move to a new location.
(p. 81) A change in the migration pattern in a society that results from industrialization, population growth, and other social and economic changes that also produces the demographic transition.
(p. 78) All types of movements between locations.
(p. 78) The difference between the level of immigration and the level of emigration.
(p. 92) A factor that induces people to move to a new location.
(p. 92) A factor that induces people to move out of their present location.
(p. 102) In reference to migration, a law that places a maximum limit on the number of people who can immigrate to a country each year.
(p. 92) Someone who is forced to migrate from 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.
(p. 97) Transfer of money by workers to people in the country from which they emigrated.
(p. 100) A person who enters a country without proper documents to do so.
(p. 82) Permanent movement undertaken by choice.
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