What Is Migration?

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

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For Migrants, Labels Matter

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

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Migration Today

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

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National Migration Policies

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

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The Lasting Effects of Emigration

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

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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?

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Migration Module Assessment

Questions to check your understanding.

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