How Does Mass Immigration Transform the Destination Societies?

  • Dilshad SABRI ALI Soran University

Abstract

The phenomenon of mass migration is explained thoroughly in this paper. It explains how easy global transportation by air and sea in a technological advanced world has made mass migration much easier. Mass Migration has also been made easier by globalization in that borders and boundaries between countries are being eliminated. Mass migration is explained in the sense that it takes into account the immigrants effect on destination countries such as the European Union, the United States of America, and also Canada. It takes into account how destination countries integrate and absorb these migrants within their economic sectors. It also takes into account how global security has been threatened by mass immigration. This paper also explains how national identity is being maintained in destination countries as mass migration influences the culture and beliefs of a country. The content analysis as methodology was used to discover the issue in this article.


 


Keywords: Mass immigration, 11th September, National identity, Globalization, Content analysis

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Published
2019-12-26
How to Cite
ALI, Dilshad SABRI. How Does Mass Immigration Transform the Destination Societies?. PRIZREN SOCIAL SCIENCE JOURNAL, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 3, p. 77-83, dec. 2019. ISSN 2616-387X. Available at: <http://prizrenjournal.com/index.php/PSSJ/article/view/118>. Date accessed: 27 jan. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.32936/pssj.v3i3.118.