What Is Migration?

Migration means different things for individuals, countries, economies, and the world.

For Migrants, Labels Matter

From “asylum” to “undocumented,” learn what these terms mean legally and politically.

Migration Today

Understand where migrants come from, where they settle, and why.

National Migration Policies

U.S. immigration policy can show what influences a country’s response to migrants.

The Lasting Effects of Emigration

When migrants seek work abroad, what does their country of origin gain? And what does it lose?

Internally Displaced Persons: Migrants Who Do Not Cross a National Border

What happens to people who are forced from their homes but remain inside their own country?

Migration Module Assessment

Questions to check your understanding.

Migration Reading List

Supplemental readings and other resources.

How Migration Affects You

Migration touches all aspects of life.

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