The extent to which migration brings benefits to both the point

Migration is defined as the movement of people from one location to another location, either voluntarily or forced. An example of migration is the movement of Mexicans from Mexico to USA. This is a form of voluntary migration and more often than not is illegal as Mexicans choose to cross over from Mexico to the […]

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Refugees and International Migration

The large-scale movements of people across national borders differed from those anticipated when the Refugee Convention was drafted in 1951 in a few ways. First of all it is important to realize what the Refugee Convention was trying to accomplish. “According to the 1951 United Nations Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, a refugee […]

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The Great Black Migration North

Many of the events, situations and circumstances of the second half of the 20th century set the stage for, caused and made possible, most of the business, political and interpersonal scenarios we are experiencing in this country today – good, bad and indifferent. According to the U. S. Census of 1900, ninety percent of Blacks […]

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An Analysis of Season of Migration to the North by Tayeb Salih

Season of Migration to the North is a classically complex Arabic novel written by the late Sudanese writer Tayeb Salih about the problems faced due to colonization and the attitudes towards the ‘new’ world. Throughout the novel issues such as racism, sexism, corruption and the drawbacks of modernisation are explored and these issues are all […]

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Brain Drain

The loss of a country when skilled and intelligent people leave it to go and live in other countries for better opportunities is called brain drain. In India the tendency to go abroad is growing rapidly. The growing urge among the Indian families to send their children to foreign lands especially the west is getting […]

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Causes of migration

The causes of migration may be numerous and these may range from natural calamities, climatic change, epidemics, and draught to social, economic, cultural and political. The over population and heavy pressure on resources may be the cause of permanent or temporary, and long distance or short distance migration. Many a time the differences between groups […]

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Human migration

From early hominid activities out of Africa to the worldwide diasporas of the last little centuries, migrations have joined a fundamental role in human history (Lucassen & Lucassen, 2003, p. 191). Migrations will always stay pieced together and play an important role in human history (Lucassen & Lucassen, 2003, p. 191). The deep effects of […]

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Undocumented immigrants

The article “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant” was written by Jose Antonio Vargas. In it, Vargas tells of the time when his mother brought him to the Phillippines’ Ninoy Aquino International Airport when he was twelve. His mother told him that she wanted to give him a better life so he boarded onto a […]

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Most important factor contributing to globalisation

What do you consider to be the most important factor contributing to globalisation? Globalisation is the widening, deepening and speeding up of global interconnection, and growth of the Earth. It can also be described as growth on a global or worldwide scale. For example the growth of economies, power within a country and also down […]

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