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money migrant send back to family and friends in their home coutnries, often in cash, forming an important part of the economy in many poorer coutnries
Moement- for example, nomadicmigration- that has a closed route and is repeated annually or seasonlly
Movement - for example, college attendance or military service - that involves temporary, recurrent relocation
A change in residence to be perenant
the space within which daily activity occurs
movement among a definite set of places often cyclic
a common type of periodic movement involving millions of worker in the US and tens of millions of workers worldwide who cross internationl borders in search of employment and become immigrants, in many instances
a seasonal periodic movement of pastoralists and their livestock between highland and lowland pastures
another common form of periodic movement involving as many as 10 million US citizens in a given year, including military personnel and their families, who are moved to new locations where they will spend tours of duty lasting up to several years
human movement involving movement across international boundaries
To enter or settle in a country to which one is not native
Human Movement within a nation-state, such as ongoig westword and southward movements in the United States
human migration flows in which the movers have not choice but to relocate
Free movement of migrants looking for an improved quality of life and personal freedom
Laws of migration
CREATED BY ERNEST RAVENTSTEIN: 1)Every migration flow generates a return or countermigration. 2)The majority of migrants move a short distance. 3)Migrants who move longer distances tend to choose big-city destinations. 4)Urband residents are less migratory than inhabitants of rural areas. 5)Families are less likely to make international moves than you adults.
a mathematical prediction of the interaction of places, the interaction being a function of population size of the respective places and the distance between them
Negative conditions and perseptions that induce people to leave thier abode to migrate to a new locale
positive conditions and perceptions that effectively attact people to new locations from other areas
the effects of distance on interaction, generally the greater the distance the less interaction
migration to a distant destination that occurs in stages, for example, from farm to nearby village and later to a town and city
The Presence of a nearer opprotunity that greatly dimminishes the one far away
the act of expelling a person from their native land
types of push or pull factors that influence a migrant's decision to go where family or friends have already found success
Migration of people to a specific location because relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there.
Phenomenon whereby different patterns of chain migration build upon one another to create a swell in migration from one origin to the same destination.
People who travel or search an area to discover something.
the movement of settlers and their culture to a new country
Interactions occurring within a region, in a regional setting.
Islands of devolopment
Place built up by a government or corporation to attract foreign investment and which has relatively high concentrateions of paying jobss and infustructure
citizens of poor countries who obtain jobs in Western Europe and the Middle East
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.
Internally Displaced Persons
groups and individuals who flee an area due to conflict or famine but still remain in their country of origin. These populations often live in refugee like conditions but are harder to assist because they typically do not qualify as refugees
a shelter from danger or hardship
A refugee or group of refugees eturning to their home country, usually with the assistance of government or a non-governmenal organization
Mass Murder of one race
laws and regulations of a state designed specifically to control immigration into the state
established limits by governments on the number of immigrants who can enter a country each year
process to control immigration in which individuals with certain backgrounds are barred from immigrating
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