Why do people leave some countries and migrate to other countries around the world? What kinds of issues, both positive and negative, result from such movements? For example, why do governments place restrictions on immigration? Discuss examples of disputes about immigration (more or fewer restrictions, refugee resettlement) that have occurred in recent years.
Migration is the movement of an individual or group of people from one political boundary to another with the intention of settling there for a period of time or permanently, either voluntarily or as a result to applied force. People migrate from one place to another due to several reasons that may be classified into three broad categories which include political, social and economic reasons. Conversely, migration has several impacts that are both negative and positive. These include increase in crime, disease breakouts, drug and substance trafficking and cultural erosion. On the positive side, migration leads to inventions and discovery among others.