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APHG Chpater 3

AP Human Geography Chapter 3 Migration Vocab

TermDefinition
Brain Drain large scale emigration of talented people
Chain Migration the migration of people to a specific location, because relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there
Circulation short-term, repetitive cyclical movements that recur on a regular basis
Counterurbanization net migration from urban to rural areas
Emigration migration from a location (leaving a location)
Floodplain the area subject to flooding during a specific number of years, based on historical trends
Forced Migration the migrant has been compelled to move by cultural factors
Guest Workers citizens of poor countries who obtain jobs in Western Europe and the Middle East
Immigration migration to a location (entering a location)
Internal Migration permanent movement within the same country
International (Transnational) Migration permanent movement from one country to another
Interregional Migration movement from one region of the country to another
Intraregional Migration movement within one region
Migration permanent move to a new location
Migration Transition consists of changes in a society comparable to those in the demographic transition, a change in the migration pattern in a society
Mobility more general term covering all types of movements from one place to another
Net Migration the difference between the number of emigrants and immigrants in a location
Pull Factor induces people to move into a new location
Push Factor induces people to leave from their present location
Quotas maximum limits on the number of people who could immigrate to the US from each country during a one year period
Refugees people who have been forced to migrate from their homes and cannot return for fear of persecution because of a certain factor
Undocumented Immigrants unauthorized immigrants entering a country without proper documents
Voluntary Migration the migrant has chosen to move for economic improvement
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