The barriers of Migration

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  • Barriers of Migration
    • Economic
      • Job availability
      • Higher cost of living
      • US expatriation tax
        • United States imposes an expatriation tax on some of those who give up U.S. citizenship
      • Housing
        • Cost
          • UK - London price of house is on average £500,000
            • Most overpriced in the world according to UBS
        • Availability
        • Selling property
    • Social
      • Foreign culture proved unacceptable
        • Lead to discrimination
          • Racial, religious or political problems
      • Language barriers
      • Racial, religious or political problems
      • Family commitments
    • Political
      • Government may choose to make citizens pay EXIT TAXES: high fee
        • Economic
          • Job availability
          • Higher cost of living
          • US expatriation tax
            • United States imposes an expatriation tax on some of those who give up U.S. citizenship
          • Housing
            • Cost
              • UK - London price of house is on average £500,000
                • Most overpriced in the world according to UBS
            • Availability
            • Selling property
        • e.g. Canada
      • Stability of the country
        • Mexico, Brazil, Columbia are all unstable
      • Clear criminal record needed
        • US doesnt except drug offences
      • Laws against migration
      • Visas and Green cards
        • Australia
          • Preferred jobs (teachers and doctors) are more likely to be accepted to the country.
          • Younger people are more wanted therefore more likely to be able to migrate
        • Europe to America
        • Jobs
          • Needed skills
      • Close boarders
      • Geopolitics
        • America and Iran
          • Don't accept people from either countries
      • Only people with passports or other valid forms of ID let into countries
      • Illegal to immigrate to some countries: border control
        • Border between USA and Mexico is the most closely monitored in the worlsd
          • 9150 border control agents
        • Us immigration and Naturalization Service overseas boarder strategy
      • Immigration quotas
    • Barriers are things that are keeping you from migrating to another country.

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