Migration

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  • Created on: 01-04-14 17:23

Migration - the movement of people from one country to another

Immigrant - A person entering from outside the country

Emigrant - A person who leaves their home country to live in another

Push factor - Reasons to want to LEAVE HOME region

Pull factor - Reasons to want to MOVE to a NEW region

Open Door Policy (UK in 1950's and 60's)

  • UK gives ex colonial countries free entry to UK
  • Migrants came from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Carribbean
  • Why - because they needed migrant workers
  • Advantages - met the shortage of unskilled and semiskilled labour, played important part in past - war, reconstruction of country
  • Tensions - public money had to be…

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