Presentation on theme: "Leaving home, getting home"— Presentation transcript:
1 Leaving home, getting home MIGRATIONLeaving home, getting home
2 Migration: the movement of individuals from one place to another (it can be temporal or permanent) If you emigrate, you leave your own country. People who emigrate are called emigrants. The act of emigrating is called emigration.If you immigrate to a country, you go to live in that country. People that arrive in a country are called immigrants. The act is called immigration.
5 RefugeesA refugee is a person who leaves his or her country to escape persecution because of their race, religion, nationality or political opinion, or war. They are also called asylum seekers in the country where they want to live.
7 Consequences of migration Origin countryDestination+Less need for resourcesReception of moneyMore workersYounger populationIncreased diversity (racial and cultural)--Loss of workforceOlder populationLoss of money (transfer to origin)Less resourcesJobs occupied by immigrantsRacial or cultural tensions
8 Answers to migration In the country of origin: Foreign investmentPeace operationsIn the receiving country:Border controlTougher immigration laws
9 Information comes from Secondary school lessonInteractive maps about migration (2005 information)Causes of migration and refugeesImmigration in countriesCountries which have the most immigrants (you can check the list by total of immigrants or by percentage over population)