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AP Human Geo Ch 3

• Brain Drain large scale emigration by talented people
• Chain Migration migration of people to a specific location because relatives or members of the same nationality migrated there
• Circulation short-term,repetitive,or cyclical movement that recur on a regular basis.
• Counterurbanization net migration from urban to rural areas in more developed countries
• Emigration migration FROM a location
• Floodplain area subject to flooding during a given number of years according to historical trends
• Forced Migration permanent movement compelled usually by cultural factors
• Guest Workers workers who migrate to the more developed countries of Northern and Western Europe, usually from Southern and Eastern Europe or from North Africa, in search of higher paying jobs
• Immigration migration TO a location
• Internal Migration permanent movement within a country
• International Migration permanent movement from one country to another
• Interregional Migration permanent movement from one region of a country to another
• Intervening Obstacle an environmental or cultural feature of a landscape that hinders migration
• Intraregional Migration permanent movement within one region of a country
• Migration A form of relocation involving a permanent move to a new location.
• Migration Transition A change in the migration pattern in a society that results from industrialization, population growth, and other social and economic changes that also produce the demographic transition.
• Mobility all types of movement from one place to another.
• Net Migration The difference between the level of immigration and the level of emigration
• Pull Factor factors that induce people to move to a new location
• Push Factor Factors that induce people to leave old residences
• Quotas in reference to migration, laws that place maximum limits on the number of people who can immigrate to a country each year.
• Refugees people who have been forced to migrate from their homes and cannot return for fear of persecution because of their race, religion, nationality, membership in a social group, or political opinion.
• Undocumented Immigrants people who enter a country without proper documents
• Voluntary Migration Permanent movement undertaken by choice
activity space the area where activities take place
amnesty the act of an authority (as a government) by which pardon is granted to a large group of individuals
Cotton Belt land in the south eastern U.S. known for agricultural poverty.
intercontinental migration movement from one continent to another
place utility a place may offer economic incentives in an effort to attract people to their town of city
Rust Belt 1960’s- 1970’s; northern industrial states called this because their economy was declining as factories closed and people moved as factories closed and people moved
Sun Belt 1960’s- 1970’s; land previously called the cotton belt, but name changed because it is now a land of opportunity
time contracted workers people who worked on plantations and mines for a set amount of time
unauthorized immigrants people who enter a country without proper documents
Intervening opportunity an environmental or cultural feature of a landscape that favors migration
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