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
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?
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
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