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Flashcards in Migration facts Deck (10):
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Economic migration

A choice to move to improve the standard of living by gaining a better paid job

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Voluntary migration

Relocation according to personal desires

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Forced migration

Permeant movement, usually compelled by cultural factors that is done to an outside force

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Step Migration

Migration that follows a path of a series of stages or steps towards a final destination

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Pull factors

A feature that induces people to move to a certain location

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Push Factors

A feature that induces people to move out of a current location

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Asylum seeker

A person who from fear of persecution has moved country to be granted refugee status to stay there forever

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refugee

A person who is forces to migrate from his or her home country and cannot return for fear of persecution

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Intervening obstacle

An environment or cultural feature of a landscape that hinders migration

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People smuggling

The transportation or illegal entry of a person across an international border in violation of laws