Push and Pull Factors

Push and Pull Factors Powerpoint(hyperlinked)

Push Factors

  • Lack of employment
  • Natural disasters (earthquakes, floods)
  • Lack of food or shelter
  • Lower standard of livingLack of health care
  • Lack of educational opportunities
  • Lack of religious tolerance
  • Unfair legal system
  • Disenfranchisement (Not being able to vote) or lack of    governmental tolerance
  • War and terrorism

Pull Factors

  • Hope for better employment
  • More money and food
  • Better shelter
  • Hope for family to have a higher standard of livingEncouragement from family and friends
  • Better health care
  • Better educational opportunities
  • Religious toleranceTo gain protection under the law
  • Right to vote and freedom from persecution
  • Safety

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