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Unformatted text preview: 9/24 Givan- Migration- movement of people from their home country to a foreign country; involves many people and trends; could be moving elsewhere in the same country o Emigration- leaving of a country o Immigration- entering of a country o Types of migration Temporary or permanent migration Skilled and unskilled workers Asylum seekers and refugees- legal definitions, no economic migrants, do they have what we need Documented vs. undocumented migration One person v. family migration- bread winner sends back remittances- Source country/country of origin- where theyre from - Receiving country/host country/destination country- where they go- Migration systems theory o Preexisting relationship, prior links Former colonies, politics, investment, trade, culuture, (language and religion) education Come to know about former colonies move o Interacting factors Macro factors- large institutional factors Political, economy, laws and structures Micro factors- personal factors...
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2008 for the course ILRIC 2350 taught by Professor Batt,boyer,givan,kur during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Fall '07