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Attorney Zeb Ogueri


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Usual Reasons for Immigration

Immigration, or the movement of a person in another country with the intention of settling there for good, is becoming increasingly common nowadays. People have different reasons why they immigrate and here are the usual reasons for immigration:

  • Employment

People want better job opportunities. Some may be targeting a specific company and are lucky enough to be hired. Another situation may be due to promotion or because the company assigned the person to another country or region, where they have to work or fill a position. Alternatively, there may be lack of job opportunities in the immigrant’s native country forcing them to just move out and settle in another country where their skill may be of use.

  • Education

All parents want their children to have the best education they may need. There are many schools and universities that may be specializing in the course a student may wish to major in. A move in order to reside closer to these universities is another common reason for immigration.

  • Change in Lifestyle

Some people may view that immigration is the key to uplift their lifestyle. Some countries may offer better and more income opportunities for the same skill. There are also other people that prefer the environment and customs in other countries.

  • Marriage

Interracial marriage also results to immigration. The other part would have to move in to their spouse’s country once they get married.

These are the most common reasons as to why people immigrate. Staying in the other country may be permanent or not as along the way, there might be a need to move again in other countries.