The Effects of Migration

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Tahar Ben Jelloun, a Moroccan writer, states: “Migration is no longer a solution; it’s a defeat. People are risking death, drowning every day, but they’re knocking on doors that are not open.” Probably, the author is right because most of the migrants even do not know what awaits them in a new country. Before thinking about the effects of migration, people should draw a distinction between emigration and immigration. The immigration is beneficial, whereas the emigration is totally disadvantageous for a country. People from industrially backward regions do not value their current lifestyle and conditions, and they cannot resist the lure of a wonderful life in economically advanced countries. Without thinking about the consequences that will follow their decision, people decide migrate from own motherland. And more likely these consequences will be negative not only for emigrants but also for countries people are going to leave and migrate to. Such a movement of people may leave a dent on the economics of the host countries, and on the society and customs of the left countries. In 21st century, it is already time to start actions in order to decrease the incidence of migration. Although for some people emigration is helpful to solve their own personal problems, it is obvious that it may lead to several effects like social devastation, brain drain and increasing the level of economy. Foremost, emigration is guilty for emerged social and cultural devastation. Allowing own

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