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AP Human Geography
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large-scale emigration by talented people
Factor That indicates people to leave old residences
factor that induces people to move to a new location
accounted for personal reasons, push/pull factors and also intervening factors: ability to go to a place in terms of time, money, distance (transportation)
all types of movement from one location to another
Change in the migration patters in a society that results from population growth, and other social and economic changes
Net - Migration
The difference between the level of immigration and the level of emigration.
An environmental or cultural feature of the landscape that hinders migration.
Permanent movement within a particular country.
Permanent movement from one country to another.
a person with temporary permission to work in another country; workers who migrate to the more developed countries in search of higher paying jobs
a person forced to leave her or his home or country seeking protection from danger
Permanent movement compelled usually by cultural factors.
Permanent movement undertaken by choice.
Short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that recur on a regular basis.
The seasonal migration of livestock between mountains and lowland pastures.
migration from a place (especially migration from your native country in order to settle in another)
migration to a new location
the social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
movement of upper and middle class people from urban areas to surrounding out-skirts to escape pollution and social conditions
migration of people to a specific location because relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there
net migration for urban to rural areas in more developed countries
people tend to migrate a short distance, that they migrate long distance only if they are going to cities, that they migrate usually for economic reasons, that females migrate more than males, and rurals migrate more than townsfolk
Migration to a distant destination that occurs in stages, for example, from farm to nearby village and later to a town and city.
money migrants send back to families
A constant flow of migrants from the same origin to the same destination.
Only people exhibiting certain characteristics in a population choosing to migrate.
the space within which daily activity occurs
opening up new opportunities and bringing business experience and special skills, The potential to return migrants to contribute to the social and economic development of a home country with the experiences they have gained abroad.
the scattering of people who have a common background or beliefs
Distance Decay Function
The diminishing in importance and eventual disappearance of a phenomenon with increasing distance from its origin.
Time Contract Workers
recruited for work but for only a fixed period of time by contract
a prediction of the interaction of places, population size and the distance between them
An area subject to flooding during a given number of years according to historical trends
Permanent movement from one region of a country to another.
Permanent movement within one region of a country.
People who enter a country without proper documents
In reference to migration, laws that place maximum limits on the number of people who can immigrate to a country each year.
California produces vegetables in the wintertime for which there is a demand in markets in the East and Midwest. This would be explained by the principle of:
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