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AP HUG Vocab 3

Vocabulary for AP Human Geography from Chapter Three

Brain drain Large scale emigration by talented people
Counter-urbanization net migration from urban to rural areas in MDCs
Forced Migration permanent movement compelled by political factors
Internal Migration permanent movement with a particular country
Intervening obstacle an environmental or cultural feature that hinders migration
Migration transition change in a migration pattern in a society
Pull factor factor that cause people to immigrate to a place
Refugees people forced to migrate form their home country and cannot return
Chain migration Migration of a people to a specific location because relatives have moved there
Emigration migration from a location
Guest workers workers who migrate, generally form LDCs to MDCs
International migration permanent movement from one country to another
Interregional migration permanent movement from one region to another
Intraregional migration permanent movement within a region
Mobility all types of movement from one location to another
Push factors factors that induce people to leave a location
Undocumented Immigrants people who enter a country without the proper documents
Circulation short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements
Flood plain area subject to flooding during a given number of years
Immigration migration to a location
Migration form of relocation involving a permanent move
Net migration the difference between number of immigrants and emigrants
Quotas laws that place a maximum on the number of people who can immigrate to a certain country every year.
Voluntary migration permanent movement undertaken by choice
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