Understanding the Impact of Globalization on Migration Patterns
Throughout the last few decades, globalization has had a significant impact on migratory trends. When economic and societal pressures increase in some parts of the world, an increasing number of people are pushed to seek better economic prospects elsewhere. As a result, people’s mobility has grown in both legal and unlawful circumstances. Globalization has also increased political instability and civil turmoil, causing more individuals to flee to other countries. The proliferation of hostilities and the emergence of global terrorism have also contributed to this problem.
At the same time, globalization has enabled more efficient transportation systems and improved communication networks, allowing for greater international mobility than ever before. This has also resulted in higher remittance flows between countries and increased foreign direct investment in poor countries. All of these causes have contributed to worldwide migration trends during the last few decades.