The Pros And Cons Of Migration In Australia

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The Australian population has changed remarkably due to the immigration into Australia as well as the emgration from this country to other nations. A closer look at the data indicates that there were almost 5.5 million people, who came from 170 countries emigrated to Australia since 1945 (Wood, n.d.). The largest source of the immigrant population are the United Kingdom and Ireland; New Zealander immigrants ranked the second largest one (Wood, n.d.). Also, the international migrant population was 6,469,000 people (27.7 percent) in comparison with 23,343,000 in total Australian population (Migration Policy Institute, 2013). In this essay, the discussion points to the advantages of immigration and emigration in Australia, and its impacts as well as recommends several potential solutions to this issue.
To begin with, emigration and immigration bring
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For example, The Cornyn-Kyl bill (S. 1438) prohibited migrants who cause damage or harm to US such as pollution and crime from return for 10 years (Kane & Johnson, 2006). Australia needs to apply those kinds of regulations to ensure that migrants will have good behavior in their countries and limit harm and offences in order to raise Australia’s economy and create a safe environment for citizens to work. Furthermore, Australia should have an effective visa program to prevent illegal immigrations. In 2010, nearly 190,000 immigrants were accepted legally; this figure was higher than that of the United States at the same year (Barnes, 2013). However, the illegal immigration is a problem in Australia. To be more precise, an average of 3,000 “boat people” were arriving monthly this past spring and roughly 30,000 await rulings on their requests for asylum (Barnes, 2013). Australia needs to improve their visa system by enhancing the process that makes it more simple and
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