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1

Define refugee:

A person who has moved outside their country of nationality for fear of persecution

2

Define asylum seeker:

A person who seeks entry to another country by claiming to be a refugee

3

Define remittance:

Funds sent by migrant back to their country of origin

4

Give reasons for migration to UK from Western World and from Eastern Europe:

Western World: Similar culture, language etc..
Eastern Europe: EU free movement of people

5

What is the difference between inter and intra regional migration

Inter: From one region to another
Intra: Within the same region

6

What are 3 of the main countries of origin for UK immigrants?

India
Poland
Pakistan

7

What are the 3 main destination countries of UK emigrants?

Australia
USA
Canada

8

What % of the London population is immigrants?

36.2%

9

What is a common inter regional migration route and how many deaths?

Africa/Middle East to Europe
3 279 deaths trying to cross Mediterranean Sea

10

What is the main motive for intra regional migration?

Economic
E.g. Poland to UK

11

What is free trade (within EU)?

No restrictions or barriers to trade
Essentially can sell what you want within EU

12

What is Trade Protectionism?

Restrictions placed on trade to protect domestic industries
A tariff to make domestic products more competitive

13

What are the major pull factors of the UK (from Poland)?

Immediate right to work
NHS
Diverse culture

14

What are the positive and negative impacts of migration into the UK?

+ Hard working, reliable workforce
+ Fast growing economy
- Racism/prejudice
- Overcrowded
- Fly tipping