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Family migration

Immigrants migrate for various reasons. For some, the motivation is primarily economic, with the prospect of better wages or working conditions or more simply, of employment. Some come with their families with the aim of permanent settlement, others bring them in when they are themselves settled and are able to satisfy host country requirements for family reunion. … Other reasons may include movement for marriage, adoption, retirement, or by aged parents of adult children (OECD, 2006: 34).

Related Subject(s): Migration
Sustainable Development Goals:
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