World Geography 3200/02 6.5: Factors Influencing Migration.

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> World Geography 3200/02 6.5: Factors Influencing Migration </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> Overview 6.5.6 Support a position taken on an issue related to immigration. (i) Main 6.5.1 Define the terms push factor, pull factor, repel factor, and intervening obstacle. 6.5.2 Examine the dynamics related to an individuals decision to migrate. (a) 6.5.3 Determine the major source areas for international migrants. (a) 6.5.4 Use population data to make a demographic argument for the admission of migrants to a country. (a) 6.5.5 Describe the economic impacts of immigration and emigration. (k) </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> 6.5.1 Define the terms push factor, pull factor, repel factor, and intervening obstacle. (k) Main Push factor - negative things that make people want to leave a country Pull factor - positive things that make people want to move to a certain country. Repel factor - negative things that stop people from moving to a certain country. Intervening obstacles - things that prevents or inhibits a person from moving. </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> The decision to move from one region to another is never an easy one. People must take many factors into consideration. Push FactorsPull Factors lack of jobs lack of services war more jobs more services peaceful country Repel FactorsIntervening Obstacles crime rate high cost of living lack of money immigration laws dont want to leave family distance involved 6.5.2 Examine the dynamics related to an individuals decision to migrate. (a) Main </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> 6.5.3 Determine the major source areas for international migrants. (a) Main Source where migrants are coming from. Destination- where migrants are going to. Figure 19.4 p. 326 </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> 6.5.4 Use population data to make a demographic argument for the admission of migrants to a country. (a) Main Why should we allow more immigrants into Canada? - shortage of skilled workers - increase working population - more taxes for government - they start businesses and provide employment - decrease dependency load - help others improve their lives Which country should allow migrants into the country? Why? </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> 6.5.5 Describe the economic impacts of immigration and emigration. (k) Main Impacts of Immigration: Disadvantages 1. take work from Canadians 2. add to the poor population (welfare) Advantages 1. immigration boosts the economy. Immigrants are creative, skilled and hard-working. 2. analysts associate newcomers with growth and prosperity (newcomers create demand for goods and services; they also create labour and businesses) 3. Many immigrants arrive in the prime of their work lives 4. They pay taxes which support social programs for all Canadians Impacts of Immigration: Disadvantages 1. take work from Canadians 2. add to the poor population (welfare) Advantages 1. immigration boosts the economy. Immigrants are creative, skilled and hard-working. 2. analysts associate newcomers with growth and prosperity (newcomers create demand for goods and services; they also create labour and businesses) 3. Many immigrants arrive in the prime of their work lives 4. They pay taxes which support social programs for all Canadians </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> 6.5.6 Support a position taken on an issue related to immigration. (i) Main Read pages 327-330 in the textbook. Complete the assigned worksheet. </li> </ul>

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