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Push & Pull Factors (Immigration)

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Push Factor
a reason that causes a person to leave their home country
Pull Factor
a reason that draws a person to a new country like the US
Emmigrate
exit - to leave a country
Immigrate
in - to come into a country
Pull Factor
job opportunites
Pull Factor
available land
Pull Factor
freedom - Bill of Rights
Pull Factor
family already here
Push Factor
famine and starvation
Push Factor
no jobs available
Push Factor
political/religious persecution
Push Factor
pogroms
Push Factor
scarcity of land