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Migration Revision

  1. 1. Migration Revision <ul><li>You will need to know </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the general background push and pull factors, i.e. why people move from one place to another. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The impacts that migration has on the origin and destination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The 2 case studies, Mexico to USA and Poland to UK. </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Migration Mexico to USA <ul><li>What’s going on here? </li></ul><ul><li>A day without a Mexican </li></ul>
  3. 3. Do you know these definitions? <ul><li>Emigration </li></ul><ul><li>Immigration </li></ul><ul><li>Migrant </li></ul><ul><li>Forced migration </li></ul><ul><li>Voluntary migration </li></ul><ul><li>National migration </li></ul><ul><li>International migration </li></ul><ul><li>Temporary migration </li></ul><ul><li>Permanent migration </li></ul><ul><li>Push and pull factors (name some!) </li></ul>
  4. 5. Background information <ul><li>There is a 2000km border between USA and Mexico. </li></ul><ul><li>1 million + Mexicans migrate to the USA every year. </li></ul><ul><li>Illegal migration is a huge problem for USA and Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>US Border Patrol guard the border and try to prevent illegal immigrants </li></ul><ul><li>850,000 were caught in 1995 and were deported </li></ul>
  5. 6. Should Margerita stay or go? <ul><li>Answer the 5 boxes on the sheet to help you with your revision of this vital case study. </li></ul>
  6. 7. General push and pull factors in Mexico to USA migration <ul><li>PUSH </li></ul><ul><li>Poor medical facilities - 1800 per doctor </li></ul><ul><li>Low paid jobs - (GNP = $3750) </li></ul><ul><li>Adult literacy rates 55% - poor education prospects </li></ul><ul><li>Life expectancy 72 yrs </li></ul><ul><li>40% Unemployed </li></ul><ul><li>PULL </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent medical facilities - 400 per doctor </li></ul><ul><li>Well paid jobs - GNP = $24,750) </li></ul><ul><li>Adult literacy rates 99% - good education prospects </li></ul><ul><li>Life expectancy 76 yrs </li></ul><ul><li>Many jobs available for low paid workers such as Mexicans </li></ul>
  7. 8. Population in the UK <ul><li>Can you remember some of the reasons for this UK population distribution? </li></ul>
  8. 9. Part e <ul><li>For a whole country where you have studied population change: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Name the country </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using specific detail, describe and explain the population change. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(9) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Case study question: <ul><li>In MEDCs some places have higher population densities than other places. For an MEDC (not a European Union country) you have studied: </li></ul><ul><li>Name the MEDC </li></ul><ul><li>Describe, with place detail, places with high population densities and places with low population densities. </li></ul><ul><li>Give reasons, with place detail, to explain why some places have higher population densities than other places. </li></ul>

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