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TCI Chapter 8

Migration to the US

emigrate to move away from a country
immigrate to move to a country
migration stream the constant flow of migrants from one country into another country.
pull factor something that encourages people to move to a new place
push factor something that encourages people to leave a place behind
refugee someone who escapes political unrest or persecution or seeks safety by going to another country.
persecution unfair treatment of others because of who they are or what they believe
brain drain the loss of well-educated people such as doctors or engineers to another country
remittance a payment of money sent by an immigrant to a relative in his or her home country
brain gain the addition of well-educated people such as doctors or engineers to a receiving country
region an area defined by one or more natural or cultural characteristics that set it apart from other areas
migration stream constant flow of migrants from one country to another
drought unusually long period with little or no rain
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