Presentation on theme: "EQ: What is forced Migration"— Presentation transcript:
1 EQ: What is forced Migration Bell-ringer: Answer the following questions about last night readingWhat does “cacophony” mean?What US forced migration is used as a comparison in the story? How is it different than the Palestinian refugee camps?Write three supporting details for the following main idea: Life in a Palestinian refugee camp is very difficult.
2 Forced MigrationHuman migration flows in which the movers have no choice but to relocateExamples: African Slave Trade; Native Americans out of the East (Trail of Tears); Palestinians out of Palestine; Vietnamese Boat People; Irish Potato Famine
6 “Boat People” People who fled Vietnam after the Vietnam War by boat. However, people fleeing islands in the Caribbean and S.E. Asia (places where there are a lot of islands) are often called “boat people”
11 Refugee (an officially recognized term) A person who flees across an international boundary because of a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion.Asylum Seeker:A person who wants to be recognized as a refugee in the country s/he is going, so that s/he can legally migrate to that country.
13 What do you notice about the source of refugees and the direction/distance they migrate?
14 Regions of Dislocation – (Displaced Persons) What regions generate the most refugees? Sub-Saharan Africa (Rwanda)North Africa and Southwest Asia (Sudan & Somalia, Afghanistan)South Asia (India, Sri Lanka)Southeast Asia (Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam)Europe (Former Soviet Countries)
15 UN reports 24 million refugees worldwide International refugees cross one or more borders and are encamped in a country not their own.Intranational refugees abandon their homes, but not their countries-this is the largest number world wide.Also known as (IDP – Internally Displaced Refugees)
20 Palestinian RefugeesThe circles are refugee camps
21 Palestinians forced off their land – 1948 “Al Nakba”
22 Video Questions Why do the boys have to leave their homes? Where do they go to and how long are they there for?Why are they able to leave?What types of things do they need to learn about once in America?What emotional hardships (feelings) do the boys experience once in America?
24 Voluntary MigrationHuman migration flows in which the movers respond to perceived opportunity, not force.New JobsMore freedom
25 Kinds of Voluntary Migration Step Migration –When a migrant follows a path of a series of stages, or steps toward a final destination.* intervening opportunity –at one of the steps alongthe path, pull factors encourage the migrant to settlethere.Chain Migration –When a migrant communicates to family and friends at home, encouraging further migration along the same path, along kinship links.
26 Examples of Chain Migration in the US 66.5% of Cubans settle in Miami area33% of Salvadorans in LA area; 16% in Washington DC; another 15% in NYC area.Haitians in S. Florida and NYCChinese in CA and NYC areaDominicans in S. Florida and NYC areaVietnamese in CA, Washington, DC, NYBosnians in Washington, DC., St. Louis, and PhoenixChicago has more Polish people than any other place except Warsaw, Poland.
27 Homework ReflectionWhat do you think is the difference between economic migrants and refugees? ExplainFINISH FRQ!