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migration

the movement of people into (immigration) and out of (emigration) a country that serves to increase or decrease the country's POPULATION and labour force. For example, immigration was an important factor in the early colonization of Australia and New Zealand, and the USA and Canada.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
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Despite the frequent migration of people across national borders, particularly in recent years, the effects of human migration on the human microbiome is little known and to be explored scientifically for tackling growing diseases such as obesity.
Climate change not only poses direct security risks but is also a threat multiplier, exacerbating other risks, such as economic challenges, infrastructure needs, human migration, and disease.
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Articles explore the history of human migration, ancient immigration, immigration law, and public empathy for refugees.

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