By Teresa Potter, OKAGE Teacher Consultant What is storyhousepro.com The movement of people from one place in the world to another for the purpose of taking up permanent or semi-permanent residence, usually across a political boundary. Types of Migration Step Migration Internal External Emigration Immigration Chain Migration Return Migration Seasonal Migration Population Transfer Impelled Migration www.whiteskystudio.com People Who Migrate Emigrant Immigrant Refugee Internally Displaced Person (IDP) http://govbooktalkgpo.answerabc.com/category/international-2/ Migration Stream Other Words to Know Alien: A person who is not a citizen of the United States. Assimilation: The way that someone who comes from a foreign land or culture becomes absorbed into a culture and learns to blend into the ways of its predominant, or main, society. Asylum: A form of protection that allows individuals who are in the U.S. to remain here. Discrimination: Unfair treatment based on racism or other prejudices. Permanent Resident Status: Status given to those who become legally recognized in the U.S. as a permanent legal immigrant. Migration is the result of push or pull factors. Push Factors Factors that drive a person/people to move away from an area. Pull Factors Factors that draw a person/people to move to a certain area. clker.com Reasons for Migration Push Factors Poverty Lack of religious freedom Corrupt governments Lack of opportunity Poor education Lack of religious freedom Civil strife Lack of medical care Natural disasters Pull Factors Opportunity Religious freedom or freedom in general Higher standard of living Jobs Lower cost of living Medical care / medicine Safety/protection Fair or just government istockphoto.com “Oklahoma is My Home” Joel Menchaca, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico, goes to school part time at Oklahoma State University — Oklahoma City. To pay for his tuition and other expenses, he does construction work and works a part-time job at a McDonald's. http://www.freeusandworldmaps.com/html/US_States/NMtoSC.html “Oklahoma is My Home” Push Factors Pull Factors Needed medical attention A better life Father left Medical care Lack of opportunity Education www.etsy.com The Push-Pull Factor Talk Show http://www.themarshallbros.com/school/ss/chapter14/images/immigration_map_copy%282%29.jpg www.askville.amazon.com http://www.worldmapsonline.com/usimmigration.htm http://hausofrocker.blogspot.com/2010/01/german-immigration.html Overcrowding in the U.S. https://sites.google.com/site/thenorthsite/early-immigration-in-the-u-s-1 America-A Melting Pot Emma Lazarus Lyndon B. Johnson “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempesttossed, to me: I lift my lamp beside the golden door.” “The land flourished because it was fed from so many sources--because it was nourished by so many cultures and traditions and peoples.” http://www.regentsprep.org/regents/ushisgov/ themes/immigration/theories.htm Bibliography Markel, Michelle. Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers’ Strike of 1909. Harper Collins Publishers: New York, NY. 2013.