Cons And Effect Of Migration

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"No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark.” This is a quote from Warsan Shire that I remember every time I see migrants in the news. It seemed to me that Shire 's quote is a profound statement putting all else in different standpoints. Hovering around the boards of the Larawan Kasaysayan Lipunan exhibit is a great deal of learning and allowed me to discover things. The exhibit has a contemporary relevance to the geographical or cultural spaces in the world making me realize things and inspired in many ways. Beyond the exhibit display, a holistic viewing experience touched my heart. One picture caught my attention as I roam around the room and as I contemplated the photo, the word ' 'Why? ' ' stroke a deep chord in my heart. Why do people migrate? Why do people leave their country? Why do people go in that country? The occurrence of migration has been known for centuries. Migration is a process of moving from one place to another. Nowadays, people migrate because of social, environmental and political factors as well as for economic and cultural purposes. Through migration, economic growth can be sustained, job vacancies can be filled and immigrants bring innovation. But every action we take has negative consequences and these are: migrants may be exploited, there may be integration difficulties, increase in population and workers will work for low pay because this will allow their employers to ignore their productivity. It is clear that immigration can be
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