Migration In Brazil Case Study
The composition of the population has been strongly influenced by the migration and the same trend is also nowdays. Over time the Brazil’s government tries to support the migration flows in order to fill the empty working places in agricultural production. The first wave that was coordinated by the colonisators – Porutgal, brought Portuguesse migrants and also the slaves from Africa.
In the 19th Century governement of Brazil implemented prolicies to encourage migration from Germany and Italy inland of the country. In 20th century the similar policies were used to attract also migrants from Japan to immigrate to the southern states of São Paulo, Paraná and Rio Grande do Sul. Until this day the economic development of Brazil’s market is influenced mainly by immigrants from the neighboring counties that are undocumented. The state’s government has not any policies, until now, to stop or to dicourage the illegal migration to the country (MPI, 2005).
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From 1880 – 1903, it is estimated that to Brazil came about 1.9 million of Europeans mainly from Germany, Italy, Protugal and Spain but also from eastern part of the europe such as Ukraine, Russia, Hungary, Armenia, and from the Asia - China and Korea.
The second wave of migration to Brazil is characterised by inflow another 2.1 million Europeans from Italy, Poland, Russia and Romania between years 1904 – 1930. Most of these migrants from Europe came after First World War.The first influx of Japanese migrants came in 1908. The Asian people settled in the area around São Paulo and in the north of the state Parana to work in the coffe plantation farms. According to the statistics of Brazilian Embassy in Tokyo approximately 189,000 Japanese had immigrated to Brazil. The immigration to Brazil was supported also from the side of migration policies of other