What Is The Importance Of Migration

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Introduction : There are many reasons as to why people migrate, how they migrate and what impact migration has on certain countries and whether certain countries should encourage or discourage it. But what is the importance of migration? Migration is in some ways necessary for the survival of the human race and also the survival for those who choose to migrate/move, they move in search of food, they move from danger, and or death, they move for economic reasons and they move towards better opportunities in life. In the modern world today migration is especially important,as job vacancies can be filled, economic growth can be sustained and it also helps stabilize a country’s diversification. Like the migration from Vietnam to Australia, the …show more content…
Those who did survive the deadly sea conditions and the pirates along the way went to start odd new lives in refugee camps in Malaysia,Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia …show more content…
Before the Vietnamese came, Australia would only allow white Europeans into the country. Even highly-skilled people from Asia found it quite difficult to obtain permission to migrate however that had begun to change after the Vietnam War, before 1975 there were only a few Vietnamese born in Australia but that few number skyrocketed over the next ten years. Once the Vietnamese arrived the Liberal government realised that Australia had obligations to the Vietnamese refugees because of the role Australia had played in the War. Fraser’s government then began a programme of controlled migration and they had started taking refugees from the camps in South East Asia. By 1978 Australia was involved in the Orderly Departure Program from Vietnam. Over 90 000 Vietnamese refugees came to Australia in the 10 years after the Vietnam War. Despite the change in policy this did not automatically change the perception of the migrants’ arrivals before Australia had been fearful of the large numbers of Asians coming into the country and what it would do for their society and culture. Another impact the migration had on the region was that there were new government policies. After some time the Australians begun to realise that there were benefits to having people of different races and culture. The government then saw that multiculturalism ensured

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