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What is cyclic movement?

It is movement away from home for a short period of time (commuting)

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What is periodic movement?

It is movement away from home for a long period of time (military service)

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What is migration?

It is a change in residence that is supposed to be permanent (looking to move)

4

What is international migration?

It is movement across country borders that is intended to be permanent

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What is internal migration?

It is movement within a single country's borders

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What is forced migration?

Human migration flows in which the movers are forced to relocate (war, etc.)

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What is voluntary migration?

It is human migration flows in which the movers respond to perceived opportunity as opposed to force

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What are examples of push and pull factors?

War, economy, environmental conditions (tsunamis that may force people to leave), etc.

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What are remittances?

Money that is sent back to the family in the home country by the person who has left

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What were the main factors that influenced migration between 1500 and 1950?

Exploration, colonization, slave trade

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What are immigration laws?

They are laws that restrict or allow migration of certain groups into a country

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What are quotas?

They limit the number of migrants from each region into a country

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What is selective immigration?

It bars people with certain backgrounds from entering the country

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What is transhumance?

It is a type of farming where farmers move according to the seasonal availability of pasture