Lee's Push And Pull Theory: The Pros And Cons Of Migration

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Migration is defined as the movement of people from one place to another, which involves a change of residence. I will also be discussing the key terms; also Lee’s push and pull theory the pros and cons suffered by the origin, destination (country) and migrants. I will also provide a case study (Mexico to USA) to back up my facts on the advantages and disadvantages. Push Factors Are disadvantages or problems with an area that causes people to leave. E.g. lack of jobs, education, medical facilities and religious persecution pull Factors are advantages that attract migrants to a particular destination. They are often the opposite as push factors or could be more specific Immigration is the movement of people into a new country to live permanently …show more content…
Lee’s Push and Pull Theory are the reasons that people migrate would be due to push and pull factors. Push and Pull factors are forces that can either induce people to move to a new location or oblige them to leave old residences; they can be economic, political, cultural, and environmentally based (Lewishistorical , 2016).
Origin country is the country from which the emigrants leave there country after facing the economic, social or environmental push factors. How does migration affect the place? What are the advantages and disadvantages of this? Migration can greatly affect the origin country as the country loses skilled laborers, doctors and many people of different occupation, but it can make some
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Besides better living quality the climate is also better a big point in migration as nobody wants to suffer in the place which People who live in danger zones could also migrate out of fear for their lives, but even with some advantages there are some disadvantages or cons too such as language can be a huge problem as Assimilation of Mexicans into American communities has been problematic. Many This is largely due to them living in closed communities of other Mexican immigrants which reduce their need to assimilate with America. Some children can face bulling at schools, play grounds as numerous cases have been reported that immigrant children being bullies in America due to their physical appearance, language and animosity between the two

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