Human Development Report (2009): http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/global/hdr2009/
- How can migration expand a person’s choices?
- What are some of the benefits of migration?
- Which group particularly would benefit from migration?
- How many people move within their own country?
- Where do they usually move to? Why?
- What problems do they face?
- What are they hoping for their future?
- Where do they migrate to?
- How long does it take?
- What problems do they face when they get there?
- What are two dangers women face?
- Give an example of abuse women face?
Thailand – Cambodia Border
- How are migrants treated in Thailand?
- What is the benefit to the employer for hiring Cambodians?
- What is the connection to Freedom Writers?
- In Canada there are four categories of immigrants:
- family class (closely related persons of Canadian residents living in Canada),
- economic immigrants (skilled workers and business people),
- other (people accepted as immigrants for humanitarian or compassionate reasons)
- refugees (people who are escaping persecution, torture or cruel and unusual punishment).
- What are the top 10 nationalities admitted into Canada (bottom of page): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Immigration_to_Canada
- Can you pass the Canadian Immigration Test? http://www.v-soul.com/onlinetest/toronto_ontario_canada_citizenship_test.php
Mobility Quiz: http://hdr.undp.org/en/statistics/data/mobility/quiz/
(12 Questions). If you don’t understand the question, just guess and read the correct answer.
- compare living and working conditions in countries with different patterns of settlement, and examine how demographic factors could affect their own lives in the future.
- compare key characteristics (e.g., quality of life, level of industrialization and urbanization) of a number of developed and developing countries;