Push/Pull Factors

By: Nathan Artt

Religious Persecution

A. Saudi Arabia

B. There is no provision for religious freedom in the constitution of this Islamic kingdom. All citizens must adhere to Islam and conversion to another religion is punishable by death. Public Christian worship is forbidden; worshippers risk imprisonment, lashing, deportation and torture.

C. Most of these people are migrating to the United States so they can be Christian.

Ethnic Persecution

A. Afghanistan

B. Since the tragedy of 9/11, Sunni Muslim Terrorists have been attacking the Hazara community in southwestern Pakistani town of Quetta, home to some 500000 Hazara who fled persecution in neighbouring Afghanistan. Some 2400 men, women and children have been killed or wounded with Lashkar-e-jhangvi claiming responsibility for most of the attacks against the community.

C. Many thousands have fled the country seeking asylum in Australia.

Environmental Factors

A. Africa

B. Environmental factors are a root cause of a significant burden of death, disease and disability. The resulting impacts are estimated to cause 35% of death and disease globally in Africa. These include: poor water quality, availability, and sanitation; vector-borne diseases; poor ambient and indoor air quality; toxic substances; and global environmental change.

C. People in Africa are going any ware with clean water and fresh food.

Economic Motives

A. Zimbabwe

B. Once considered the breadbasket of Southern Africa, food shortages are now rampant in Zimbabwe. The people there have pasts just because they didn't have any food.

C. People have tried to move to any countries with food. Such as United States, Africa, and even Europe.

Political Factors

A. United States

B. As birth rates rise amongst women of color who vote consistently Democrat, the states working blue may make a radical turn to become our most fertile ones. People in the United States have yet to not be as happy in the United States because of political factors or government.

C. The people have moved to canada and South America.


Forced Migration

A. Africa

B. Forced migration continues to be a serious, protracted, and in some areas, an expanding problem across Africa, particularly south of the Sahara. People in Africa have been moving from Africa to other parts from another parts of the world.

C. People move from Africa to Djoran.