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internal migration vs external migration

migration within a countries borders vs movement across countries borders

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immigrate

migrate INTO a country

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emigrate

migrate OUT of a country

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forced migration

imposing of authority or power that produces involuntary movement of people e.g. Atlantic Slave Trade, Residential Schools

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What drove the Atlantic Slave Trade? Demand Chain?

Plantation Economy. Plantation owners paid european shippers who paid african raiders.

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voluntary migration

movement in which people choose to relocate in response to perceived opportunity

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6 push/pull factors for voluntary migration

1) economic conditions e.g. poverty> migrant labour
2) Social Power Relationships and Trafficking
3) Geopolitical circumstances civil war and armed conflict e.g. Genocide> Rwanda, Refugees> Syria
4) Enviro Disasters eg desertification
5)Technology and connections
6) Desire to connect to family e.g. Kinship links, chain migration, step migration, intervening opportunities

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How can state government's immigration policies impact immigration flows? Examples

Slow stop or encourage depending on policy. Chinese Exclusion Act> no citizenship rights, head tax, no family allowed, Indian Act 1876> internal migration of indigenous people to reservations, currently Canada has selective immigration policies and lots of security due to fear of terrorism, quotas on number of immigrants too

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What role is the politics of immigration currently playing in the US election? How do the politics of identity and the politics of immigration intersect in this context?

ask mom and dad / Trump vs Hillary :(

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assimilation

process where people lose original differentiating traits
- ; dress, speech, mannerisms
when they come into contact with another society or culture
- often used to describe immigration adaption to new places of residence

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multiculturalism

different cultures have the right to remain distinct pg 152 go over