Migration Key Terms-
- Migrants are people who move from one place to another.
- Someone moving into a country is known as an immigrant
- Someone leaving a country is known as an emmigrant
- The balance between immigration and emmigration is known as the 'net migration'
Migration key terms
Types of migrant
Displaced persons- Refugees/asylum seekers forced to move by war, famine, disaster or fear of persecution
Voluntary migrants- Permanent move for work or quality of life or temporary move for work
Illegal migrants- Voluntary individual move for work or move as part of an organised criminal acitivty