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TermDefinition
asylum seeker someone who has migrated to another country in the hope of being recognized as a refugee
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 previously migrated there
circulation short term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that recur on a regular basis
counterurbanization net migration form urban to rural areas in more developed countries
emigration migration from a location
floodplain the area subject to flooding during a given number of years, according to historic trends
forced migration permanent movement, usually compelled by cultural factors
guest workers a term used for a worker who migrated to the developed countries of northern and western Europe, usually from southern and eastern Europe or from north Africa, in search of a high praying job
immigration migration to a new location
internal migration permanent movement within a particular country
internally displaced person someone who has been forced to migrate for similar political reasons as a refugee but has not migrated across an international border
international migration permanent movement form one country to another
interregional migration permanent movement from one region of a country to another
intervening migration an environmental or cultural feature of the landscape that hinders migration
intraregional migration permanent movement within one region of a country
migration a form of relocation diffusion 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 between location
net migration the difference between the level of immigration an the level of emigration
pull factor a factor that induces people to move tp a new location
push factor a factor that induces people to leave old residence
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 are forced to migrate form their home country and can not return for fear of persecution because of their race, religion, nationality, membership in a social group, or political opinion
unauthorized immigrants people who enter a country without proper documents to do so
voluntary migration permanent movement undertaken by choice
Created by: delaneyferris