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Religious Organizations and Immigration

Migration is the long-term or permanent relocation of people from their homeland to the destination place as individuals or communities. It could be realized within the country’s borders (internal migration) or internationally (external migration). The main reasons why people migrate are political, economical, social, geographical, and religious. Nowadays, the main categories of external migration are mass migration from enemy-occupied homelands and migration by people who are looking for jobs, better salaries, opportunities, and so on. The fundamental reason for internal migration from rural to urban areas is that agricultural income is not enough to support the household and other job opportunities are few in villages.

Whatever be the way the migration is realized, there are some actors that play an important role in it. They ...

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