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Migration may refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...

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Human migration

Net migration rates for 2006: positive (blue), negative (orange) and stable (green). ...

Historical migrations

mtDNA-based chart of large human migrations. ... Human migration denotes any movement of groups of people from one locality to another, rather than of individual wanderers. ... The present distribution of Turkic languages bears witness to the Early Medieval westward expansion of Turkic tribes. ... Age of the Caliphs The initial Muslim conquests (632–732), also referred to as the Islamic conquests or Arab conquests,[1] began after the death of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad. ... The Great Migration may refer to the Winthrop Fleet of 1630; where in 700 passengers migrated from England to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in eleven ships. ... Arsenije III Čarnojević The term Great Serb Migrations refer to the two large migrations of Serbs from the Ottoman Empire to the Habsburg Monarchy: First Serbian Migration in 1690 under Patriarch Arsenije III Čarnojević Second Serbian Migration in 1737 under Patriarch Arsenije IV Jovanović Serbs from these migrations settled in... The states in blue had the ten largest net gains of African-Americans during the Great Migration, while the states in red had the ten largest net losses[1]. The Great Migration was the movement of over 1 million[1] African Americans out of the rural Southern United States from... Transatlantic migration refers to the movement of people across the Atlantic Ocean in order to settle on the continents of North and South America. ...

Types of migration

  • Emigration, leaving one's native country to live in another
  • Immigration, arriving to live in a new country
  • Chain migration, the mechanism by which foreign nationals are allowed to immigrate due to the acquired citizenship of an adult relative
  • Forced migration, the coerced movement of a person or persons away from their home or home region
  • Free migration, a belief that people should be able to migrate to whatever country they choose, free of substantial barriers
  • Illegal immigration, immigration that defies the laws of the arrival country
  • Mass migrations, the movement of a large group of people from one geographical area to another
  • Political migration, a migration motivated primarily by political interests
  • Rural-urban migration, the moving of people from rural areas into cities
  • Seasonal human migration, common among agricultural workers
  • The activity of nomads, communities that continually move from one place to another

A memorial statue in Hanko, Finland, commemorating the thousands of emigrants who left the country to start a new life in the United States Emigration is the act of nolan muir the phenomenon of leaving ones native country to settle abroad. ... Chain migration refers to the mechanism by which foreign nationals are allowed to immigrate by virtue of the ability of previous immigrants to send for their adult relatives. ... Forced migration refers to the coerced movement of a person or persons away from their home or home region. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... For the 1983 Genesis song, see Illegal Alien (song) Illegal immigration refers to immigration across national borders in a way that violates the immigration laws of the destination country. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... Political migration is any migration motivated primarily by political interests. ... Rural-urban migration is the migration of people from rural areas into cities. ... Seasonal human migration is very common in agricultural cycles. ... Kazakh nomads in the steppes of the Russian Empire, ca. ...

Animal migration

Most animal migrations involve seasonal movements to an area for breeding.

Flock of Barnacle Geese during autumn migration Bird migration refers to the regular seasonal journeys of varying distances undertaken by many species of birds. ... Reverse migration is a phenomenon in bird migration. ... Many types of fish undertake migrations on a regular basis, on time scales ranging from daily to annual, and with distances ranging from a few meters to thousands of kilometers. ... Insect migration is the seasonal movement of insects, particularly those by species of dragonflies, beetles, butterflies and moths. ... Diel vertical migration refers to a pattern of movement that some organisms living in the oceans photic zone undertake each day. ...

Other migrations

Science

Cell migration is a central process in the development and maintenance of multicellular organisms. ... Planetary migration is the act of a stellar satellite altering its orbital parameters, especially semi-major axis, through various means during its lifetime. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ...

Computers

System migration involves moving a set of instructions or programs, i. ... Data migration is the transferring of data between storage types, formats, or computer systems. ... Process migration is when processes in computer clusters are able to move from machine to machine. ...

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Migration Dialogue promotes an informed discussion of the issues associated with international migration by providing unbiased and timely information on immigration and integration issues.
Migration News, produced with support of the German Marshall Fund of the United States (http://www.gmfus.org/), the John D. and Catherine T. MacAurther Foundation (http://www.macfdn.org) and the Institute of European Studies at the University of California, Berkeley (http://ies.berkeley.edu/), provides a summary and analysis of the most important immigration and integration developments of the preceding quarter.
Rural Migration News, produced with the support of the Farm Foundation (http://www.farmfoundation.org) Giannini Foundation (http://giannini.ucop.edu), W.K. Kellogg Foundation (http://www.wkkf.org) and the Smith Richardson Foundation (http://www.srf.org), provides a summary and analysis of the most important migration-related affecting immigrant farm workers in California and the United States during the preceding quarter.
Migration - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (327 words)
Animals may also migrate to a certain location to breed, as is the case with some fish.
The longest known migration of a bird is that of the Arctic Tern, which migrates from the Arctic to the Antarctic and back each year.
Piercing migration, where a piece of body jewelry, during or after healing, shifts or is rejected by the body.
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