Essay about Economic Immigration: the Case of Spain

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Economic immigration: the case of Spain

Why did I choose this topic?

I. Introduction

1. The term immigration

1.1 The term immigration and the general theories behind it

1.2. Economic migrant

2. Global immigration

3. Immigration in Europe

1. Immigration within Europe

2. Immigration from outside of Europe

II. The case of Spain

1. Immigration laws and policies in Spain

2. Main countries from where people emigrate to Spain

1. Bulgarians in Spain

3. Main reasons for choosing Spain

III. Conclusion

The data used in this project is from year 2005.

Why did I choose this topic?

Watching half of my classmates applying in
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Retirement migration from rich countries to lower-cost countries with better climate, is a new type of international migration. Examples include immigration of retired British citizens to Spain or Italy and of retired Canadian citizens to the U.S. (mainly to the U.S. states of Florida and Texas).
Non-economic push factors include persecution (religious and otherwise), frequent abuse, bullying, oppression, ethnic cleansing and even genocide, and risks to civilians during war. Political motives traditionally motivate refugee flows—to escape dictatorship for instance.
Some migration is for personal reasons, based on a relationship (e.g. to be with family or a partner), such as in family reunification or transnational marriage (especially in the instance of a gender imbalance). In a few cases, an individual may wish to emigrate to a new country in a form of transferred patriotism. Evasion of criminal justice (e.g. avoiding arrest) is a personal motivation. This type of emigration and immigration is not normally legal, if a crime is internationally recognized, although criminals may disguise their identities or find other loopholes to evade detection. There have been cases, for example, of those who might be guilty of war crimes disguising themselves as victims of war or conflict and then pursuing asylum in a different country.
Barriers to immigration come not only in legal form; natural and social barriers to immigration

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