What is the Emigration

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What is the Emigration

  1. 1. EMIGRATION
  2. 2. What is “Emigration”? Emigration is the act of leaving one's native country or region to settle in another.
  3. 4. <ul><li>Motives to migrate can be either incentives attracting people away, known as pull factors, or circumstances encouraging a person to leave, known as push factors . </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Push factors: </li></ul><ul><li>*Lack of employment or looking for better opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>*Lack of political or religious rights </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>*Restrictions on practice of religion </li></ul><ul><li>*Shortage of farmland; hard to start new farms </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>*Oppressive legal/political conditions </li></ul><ul><li>*Military draft, warfare </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>*Famine or drought … </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>*Cultural fights with other cultural groups </li></ul><ul><li>*Expulsion by armed force or coercion </li></ul>
  9. 10. Pull factors <ul><li>*Better opportunities for acquiring farms for self and children </li></ul><ul><li>*Cheap purchase of farmland </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>*More job opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>*Higher pay </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>*Prepaid travel (from relatives) </li></ul><ul><li>*Better welfare programs </li></ul><ul><li>*Better schools </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>* Join friends and relatives who have already moved </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>*Build a new nation </li></ul><ul><li>*Build religious community </li></ul><ul><li>*Political freedom </li></ul>

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