Immigration to Minnesota
Push and Pull Factors
Lots of war, lots of drug problems, almost all schools shut down or were destroyed, fear of Al-Shabab.
Jobs that don't require fluency in English, large Somali community in MN, sight in opportunities, college, safe life from war.
Ravenstien's Laws of Migration
Migrants traveling long distances settle in urban areas, rural to urban, mostly adults 20-34, most migration occurs in steps.
Most people travel short distances, counter flow, most are males.