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Migration Concepts

Migration Concepts

Learn various migration-related terms and concepts in the slideshow below.

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Get an introduction to one of the most complex and misunderstood issues in the modern world: Migration.  Learn about why people migrate and other various Migration Concepts in the slideshow below. 



Why do people migrate? What are the different factors? 

How do we categorize human migrations? 

Migration Concepts

Immigration is a specific type of migration, i.e., the act of coming to live in a foreign country.


The inverse of immigration is emigration, i.e., the act of leaving one’s native country to settle in another. In other words, you emigrate from a country, and you immigrate to another country.


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. 


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