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Brain drain is...

the large-scale emigration of talented people

illions of West Africans who migrated to Nigeria during the 1970s, when the country's economy expanded, were expelled during the 1980s, when the country's economy declined. This is an example of...

a pull factor changing to a push factor

The main impact of the 1920s quota laws on the national origin of immigrants to the United States was to

admit migrants mostly from Europe

Refugees migrate primarily because of which type of push factor?


The largest numbers of recent immigrants to the United States are

relatives of U.S. residents

Which is a current intraregional migration trend in the United States?

urban to suburban

Which of the following events would be considered a migration pull factor?

opening of a new factory

Most European guest workers come from which part of Europe?

south and east

Norwegians were most likely to immigrate to the United States

during the 1880s and 1890s

Large-scale migration occurred in Southeast Asia after 1975 primarily because of

communist victory

Counterurbanization is

migration to rural areas and small towns

The ability to move from one location to another is


The largest level of interregional migration in the United States was caused by the

opening up of the western territories

The purpose of the enclosure movement in England was to

promote more efficient agriculture

Migration to the United States declined during the 1920s primarily because of

imposition of quota laws

People are forced to migrate primarily because of which factor?


According to the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act, undocumented immigrants were

permitted to become legal residents

According to the U.S. Committee for Refugees, the two largest groups of international refugees are

Palestinian and Afghan

In the United States, which is likely to cause virtually all population growth in the next couple of decades?

net in-migration

Pollero or coyote is a term for

someone who helps undocumented Mexicans immigrate

Many of the first Europeans to settle in Australia migrated to serve jail sentences, which is the combination of which push and pull factors?

cultural push, economic pull

Most migrants to the United States during the peak of the1840s and 1850s came from which part of Europe?

north and west

A permanent move to a new location is


Most migrants to the United States during the early twentieth century came from which part of Europe?

south and east

Most Asians are currently migrating to the United States through the process of

chain migration

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