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1
Q

What is the difference between illegal migrants and asylum seekers?

A

Asylum seekers have the right to be a migrant and seek asylum but if they are declined and still remain a migrant, they are then classed as an illegal migrant.

2
Q

What are some issues with illegal migrants?

A
0.5 mil. in the UK
Pay traffickers 1000 - 4000 euros each
Causes bandit killing on Sahara desert route
Lethal fishing boat routes
Deportation after being caught
3
Q

What is the concern with asylum seekers?

A

That many of them are actually economic migrants

4
Q

What migration occurred in 1950?

A

Black Caribbean economic migrants came to London and the West Midlands

5
Q

What migration occurred in 1960?

A

Pakistani & Indian from poorer areas to London, West Midlands

6
Q

What migration occurred in 1970?

A

Expulsion of Asians from Uganda
Black African from former colonies
Both to East London

7
Q

What migration occurred in 1980?

A

Vietnamese boat refugees

8
Q

What migration occurred in 1990?

A

Chinese students from China, Singapore, Malaysia

Balkans conflicts brought Croatians

9
Q

What migration occurred in 2000?

A

Iraqi & Somali asylum seekers

10
Q

What migration occurred in 2010?

A

EU Open Borders attracted Poles for economic reasons

Schengen agreement implemented

11
Q

What is the Schengen agreement?

A

treaty which led to the creation of Europe’s borderless Schengen Area.