Effects Of Immigration In Developing Countries

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According to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or UNESCO, migration refers to the movement of person or group of people who live temporarily or permanently in the destination but not their home country (n.d.). There are many types of migration, such as immigration and emigration. Moreover, due to the great of transportation and less strict of national barriers nowadays, there are higher in immigration rate each year. Several immigrants move to more developed countries, such as America, the United Kingdom and Japan in order to get more benefits and opportunities. However, there are three main effects that follow regarding high rate of immigration into those more developed countries.

The first effect that happens when there are too many migrants moving to settle down in one country is overpopulation issue. According to Nahle, by being overpopulated means that people in that country or that area consume too many limited resources, including natural objects like forest, facilities, or nonrenewable energy that would run out in the next few decades (2003). When all of the resources gone and people cannot meet their demands, the society might not survive. Moreover, immigration is the main reason why the population in developed countries like American is still growing. The United States cannot sustain higher numbers of its people. For example, the US government cannot provide all services, such as healthcare, education and transportation to the

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