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What is Migration?
What are the main types of migration?
Push and Pull factors
Migration into Europe


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Mexican migrants working on a farm in the USA.
 

Migration

What is Migration?

Migration is the movement of people from one place to another.

What are the main types of migration?

Migration can be permanent, temporary, voluntary or forced. It can be international or internal.

Push and Pull factors

Migration can occur as result of push and pull factors.

Push factors are those which force a person to move. This can include drought, famine, lack of jobs, over population and civil war.

Pull factors are those which encourage a person to move. These include a chance of a better job, better education, a better standard of living.

Migration into Europe

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