Philippines

Tyler Elliott Hr. 2

Push factors

Filipinos mainly came to Minnesota due to a annexation in the Philippines by the U.S.

Pull factors

The biggest reason that Filipinos came to Minnesota was for education in local colleges and universities. Also the came to work on the land as farmers.

Ravenstein's laws of migration

Where the immigrants lived and worked

Most of the immigrants that lived in Minnesota lived in the big cities. The farmers would move to more rural areas for land.

What current challenges the immigrants that they face

It was next to impossible for the filipinos to find work in the twin cities. If they did, it would be low end jobs like: farmers, servants, service worker in a home, hotel, or a restaurant.