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people who have been forced to migrate from their homes & cannot return for fear of persecution
The migration transition model predicts that international migration peaks at which stage of the demographic transition?
According to the US committee for refugees, the three largest groups of international refugees are who?
Which factor most often causes voluntary migration?
Economic push & pull factors, cultural, environment
Why has Russia's program to attract migrants faced difficulty in recent years?
economic problems, fall of communism, they only want russians to enter
1840's and 1850's
from Ireland and Germany
-desperate economic push factors and germans in political unrest
the migration of people to a specific location because of relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there
What country is the most popular destiantion for voluntary migrants from Great Britain?
Why did migration to US decline sharply during 1920's?
Quota laws- majority from Europe (against Chinese and Asians)
Where are the most recent immigrants to the US located within the US?
Texas, California, DC, New York
What is the criticism of Mexico's immigration policy?
Double Standard- no one can enter but they can exit
Describe the effects of the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act?
Permitted illegals to become legal residents of the U.S.
In the United States, what is likely to cause all population growth in the next few decades?
Chain migration- relatives joining U.S. residents
citizens of poor countries who obtain jobs in Western Europe & Middle East, only supposed to stay a short time,not entitled to all benefits in the country they are living
Has the immigration quota been sufficient to accommodate all people who wish to migrate to the United States in recent years?
No,many more would like in but they can not accommodate everyone
What caused the largest level of interregional immigration in the US?
Settlement of Western Territories
What is the most prominent type of intraregional migration in the world?
rural to urban areas (counterurbanization)
Why is suburbanization of more developed countries taking place?
because of technology, land & resources
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