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Royal University of Phnom Penh

Institute of Foreign Languages


Department of English

Core English 201

Topic:

IMMIGRATION

Group II

Class A2.2

Group Members:

Lecturer: Seng Sangha

Kim Lyly
Pin Pisey
Duong Ratanak
Satharath Pachada

Content
I.

Introduction

II. Causes of immigration


III. Effects of immigration
IV. Myths and Facts about immigration
V. Solutions to immigration

Top 5 Global Issues


Poverty
The increasing global population
International Terrorism
Climate change
Immigration Issue

What is immigration ?
The movement of people into a country to which they
are not native in order to settle there, especially as
PERMANENT RESIDENTS or FUTURE
CITIZENS.

Why do people
immigrant?
There are 2 main factors:
Push Factors ( reasons to

leave home country)


Pull Factors (reasons to
settle in a new country)

Push Factors
Factors
Push
Natural Disasters
Poverty
Wars or
revolutions
Low education
and job
opportunity
Population
pressure

Push Factors

Natural Disasters

Poverty

Push Factors
Wars

Unemployme
nt

Push Factors

Pull Factors
Freedom
Family
Reunification
Land of
opportunity
Social Equality
Better and
peaceful living
condition

Pull Factors
Freedom

Family
Reunification

Pull Factors
Land of opportunity

Pull Factors
Social Equality

Peace

Effects of immigration
Home Country
Advantages

Fewer people to be fed and housed


Reduces pressure on jobs and resources

Returning migrants bring savings, skills and


international contacts
Unemployment is reduced and young
migrants enhance their life prospects.

Effects of immigration
Home Country
Disadvantages

Loss of human resources (working age

people)
Shortage of skilled workers
Elderly population remains, so there's a
higher death rate
Economic disadvantage through the loss of
young workers
Loss of highly trained people, especially
healthy workers
Social problems for children left behind or
growing up without a wider family circle

Effects of immigration
Host Country
Advantages

Immigrants are often prepared to do


unskilled jobs
Immigrants bring energy and innovation
Cheap labor cost
Economic growth can be sustained
Cultural diversity

Effects of immigration
Host Country
Disadvantages

Increasing unemployment
Ease of movement may facilitate organized
crime and people trafficking
Migrants may be exploited.
Racism and discrimination
Provoking issues between native people and
immigrants
Overpopulation

Solutions of
Immigration
Maintain and increase efforts to

enhance border security .

We have to deal with illegal

immigration by Law.

BORDER SECURITY
To control immigration, many countries set up customs at entry
points. Some common location for entry points are airports and
roads near the border.

Enforce stricter law


Allow the illegal immigrant back home countries to
apply for the formal visa.
Deal with them in a humane and reasonable way.
Give illegal immigration a Blue Card.