Migration Patterns and Module 3 Discussion: Immigration in the U.S.

Migration Patterns Assignment

  1. Take a look at this interactive map on migration (链接到外部网站。)链接到外部网站。, click the tabs on top to check and examine the map of 2017 World Migration Stock, 2017 World Migration Stock v.2, 1990-2017 World Migration, and Largest Migration Corridors;
  2. Select 2017 World Migration Stock v.2;
  3. Choose a country of your interest;
  4. Answer the following questions, in 500 words, about the country of your choice.

1. What role does this country play in global and local migration flows today?

2. Does the interactive map reflect all of the current migration flows for the country of your choice?

In order to answer this question:

  1. While working with the map, you can see migration flows, both coming and going, by clicking on states. What patterns can you observe? Where are the people either coming from, or going to, with respect to this place?
  1. Identify two or three news articles from the past five years that explain the implications of these migration patterns on your country. What type(s) of migration is most relevant to your country? Why? What sorts of impacts does it appear to have?

Ground your answers in some concrete, cited, facts and figures, and recent reputable news articles that you might be able to use in your country essay. Make sure to use language we developed to talk about different kinds of migration (internal vs. external, forced vs. voluntary, push/pull factors, etc.).

Note: the map may not work (well) in Internet Explorer; if you find that, use Chrome, Firefox or Safari instead (probably a good general suggestion anyway).

5.0 Question 1 answer is complete. Arrivals and departures are described properly

3.0 There is a statement about current migration flows for a selected country.

this is for the paper work.

Americans purchase products made in foreign countries using cheap labor. Answer the following questions: 1. Is this any different than allowing low-cost labor to immigrate to the U.S.? 2. How? 3. Why are employers who knowingly hire undocumented immigrants under less scrutiny than the immigrants themselves? (at least 200 words, and respond to at least one student).

Your discussion post should reflect upon the three questions presented above. In this case, you will receive 6 points total.

this is for the discuss



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Migration Patterns

According to the United Nations data on migration, while 1.5% of emigrants from the United Arab Emirates live in the rest of the world, 87% of the total population in the country is made up of immigrants. Therefore, statistics indicate that the country is highly attractive to immigrants as opposed to the existing incentives for the people to leave the country. Nonetheless, it would be important to note that while a majority of those that leave the country settle in Europe, most of the immigrants come from Asia, with India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh making up the highest number of immigrants into the emirates. Nonetheless, the migration levels to individual countries indicate that a the majority of emigrants from the UAE either end up in Canada, the United States,

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