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Migration Concepts
Case Study: Japanese Migration and the U.S.

Migration Concepts

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Migration Concepts

Migration, the movement of people from one country, place, or locality to another, is a social phenomenon that has affected the entire world. People migrate for diverse reasons. One approach to the study of migration argues that individuals are influenced by a number of “push-pull” factors, which encourage them to leave their place of origin while simultaneously pulling them toward a new destination.