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migration

mahy gray shuhn

  • n  the movement of persons from one country or locality to another
  • n  a group of people migrating together (especially in some given time period)
  • n  (chemistry) the nonrandom movement of an atom or radical from one place to another within a molecule
  • n  the periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding

  • The Federal Council of Churches on March 9 published the report of a commission which investigated Negro migration in this country.
  • Arthur Morris Corbis The photos from this year's migration are just as dramatic, but for a different reason.
  • Nicholas Lemann, a journalist with the Atlantic, describes the migration of unskilled Southern blacks into the inner cities followed by the subsequent migration out by those with .
News & Articles

  • Migration talks between US and Cuba set to resume
    The United States and Cuba have agreed to resume bilateral talks on migration issues next month, a State Department official said Wednesday, the latest evidence of a thaw in chilly relations between the Cold War enemies.
    June 19, 2013 - Fox News
  • Wildlife Migration Detours
    Migration is a strategy used by many mammals in order to take advantage of food, shelter, and water that vary with seasons. Interestingly, there is strong evidence that genetics plays a role in migratory behavior that animals inherit. Many species rely not only on their senses to help them navigate, but they can also use mental maps to guide them to where they are supposed to go. But with ...
    June 19, 2013 - Environmental News Network
  • U.S. to restart migration talks with Cuba: State Department
    By David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) - The United States and Cuba have agreed to resume regular migration talks in a possible sign of thawing relations after more than three years of tensions over Cuba's jailing of a U.S. government contract worker. The announcement of the talks Wednesday came as Cuban and U.S. officials met in Washington for discussions exploring the restoration of direct mail ...
    June 19, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Phil Woolas in Chorley Guardian
    Mr Woolas told the Sunday Times that it was vital "to provide confidence to the indigenous population that migration is under control".
  • Damian Green in Witney Gazette
    Immigration Minister Damian Green said: "We believe immigration has been far too high, which is why the new Government will reduce net migration back down to the levels of the 1990s - to tens of thousands rather than hundreds of thousands."
  • Alfred Nobel in Forbes
    The Norwegian Nobel Committee said global warming, "may induce large-scale migration and lead to greater competition for the earth's resources. Such changes will place particularly heavy burdens on the world's most vulnerable countries. There may be...

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