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Palestinians Migration to Jordan Man_see_school_nakba-1.jpg Causes of Migration The migration of the Palestinians to Jordan is a result of the 1948 Arab - Israeli War. Conflict arose between the two states due to the United Nations Partition plan for Palestine, which divide d up the disputed land in favour of the Israelis. War arose, leading many Palestinians to flee for safety, and after the IMap6_RefugeesRoutes.gifsraeli war for Independence, many were forced from their homes and land. Jordan is now the home to 42% of all Palestinian refugees. Type of Migration 1. External Migration, Inter-regional Migration 2. Forced Migration 3. Emigrating from Palestine, Immigrating to Jordan 4. Refugees 5. Permanent Migration * The situation is rather skewed in that the refugees do wish to return to their homeland, but aren't allowed Pull Factors: - Palestinian refugees in Jordan are also citizens of the host state, Jordan has granted its Palestinian population with full-fledged citizenship - The Jordanian government undertook to provide security, water, and camp sites for Palestinian refugees - In the late 1970's the government of Jordan introduced policies favoring the immigration of unskilled and semi-skilled professionals, which attracted Palestinians - Common language and culture between the Palestinians and Jordanians, since they are neighboring countries Push Factors:

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