International Migration. Immigration is not a new phenomenon . It dates back to the early stages of written history . Though migration is not new , it is accelerating as part of the process of global integration .
Immigration is not a newphenomenon. Itdatesbacktotheearlystages of writtenhistory.
Risingimmigrationrateshavechallengedcommonlyheldnotions of nationalidentity;
Post-Second World War immigration primarily from Commonwealth nations to meet a need for unskilled workers
The spread of industrialization has alsotransformedmigrationpatterns in industrializingcountries.
Classic Model (Australia, US, Canada)
Colonial Model (Britain, France)
Guest Worker Model (Germany, Swiss)
Illegal Forms (Mexico-US border) (Undocumentedorpaperless)
TheBritishNationalityAct of 1948 grantedfavorableimmigrationrightstothecitizens of Commonwealthcountries.
Push factors: encouraging migrants to leave home country
Pull Factors: factors drawing migrants to host nation
Interaction of micro and macro issues: