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Human Migration


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Human Migration

  1. 2. Human migration <ul><li>Human migration is the movement of people from one place to another for the purpose of taking up permanent or semipermanent residence, usually across a political boundary. </li></ul>Migrations have occurred throughout human history.
  2. 3. Human migration <ul><li>In modern times it has continued under the form of both “voluntary migration” within one's region, country, or beyond, and “involuntary migration” when people are forced to move. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Human migration <ul><li>People who migrate are called migrants , or, more specifically, emigrants, immigrants, or settlers, depending on historical setting, circumstances and perspective. </li></ul>