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What are push and pull factors of migration?

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asked Sep 13, 2012 in Anthropology by anonymous
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People who study human migration use the terms "push" and "pull" to decribe the two decisions migrants must make. They have to decide to leave -- something is "pushing" them away from their current location -- and they have to decide where to go -- something is pulling them to their new location.
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