The Major Factors Of International Migration

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International migration is a global phenomenon; it is growing in its size, scope and complexity and impacts. Migration is both a cause and effect of a broader development process and it can be considered as a positive force for development, when supported by the right type of policies. Today there are an estimated 232 million migrant workers around the world. Globalization, demographic shifts, conflicts, income inequalities and climate change encourage many more workers and their families to cross borders in search of employment and security. These migrant workers are becoming the source of income, contributing to growth and development in their countries. Labour Migration can be hugely effective in improving the income, education and participation…show more content…
Starting with lack of opportunities both social and economic to reasons like disparity in income, non satisfaction in the present standard of living and low level wages for skill all these are some of the factors which are working as push factors whereas awareness of better opportunities, better wage, better standard of living in the destination country are working as pull factors from the point of view of receiving countries. When an individual realizes that his skill deserves better returns and with this skill and knowledge he can escape his poverty and acquire better standard of living…show more content…
Global mobility and the new communication networks have a great stimulus on the current migration flows. From the time when man has been on the earth cultural groups have again and again moved from one region to other regions in the world expecting to find a good basis for existence there. In the recent decades civil wars have again and again caused mass displacement of refugees.
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