The Impacts Of Global Migration

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Migration itself refers to the movement and relocation of people. However, this review will specifically focus on other researches on external migration which is recognized as global migration referring to the movement and settling of people in another country than their origin (Hanlon & Vicino, 2014) . Its aspects and issues are covered by numerous researchers, concerning the present day period, and a bit of reflection on its history. The term ‘global migration’ is acknowledged to involve the relocating of nationals of one nation to another, increasing the effects onto families, social economic growth and development (Jackson, 2010). Thorough examinations of any historical era showcases a consistent tendency towards the geographic mobility among people, who are driven to relocate by diverse motives, but mostly with some idea of improvement (Massey, Arango, Hugo, Kouaouci, Pellegrino, & Taylor, 1999). Migration has been an important feature as an advantage to the economy and the history of the West Indies. Earlier in this century, West Indians migrated in large amounts to help in the building of the Panama Canal (Palmer, 1974). However, migration had stopped shortly after the World War I had outraged, yet another wave of migration began after the world war II, namely to the United Kingdom, attaining its peak in the 1950s. Therefore, for small countries like Jamaica, this wave of migration had significant impacts on the population growth and, thus on the economic growth. It
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