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According to Christy, "During the American Revolution another migration did occur: the United Empire Loyalists, estimated at around 100,000, chose to leave for Canada rather than become citizens of the rebellious colonies" (1972, p. 16). " Canada became an important terminus after Congress passed a strict fugitive slave law in the Compromise of 1850. Of course, in the twentieth century the period of the late 1960s and early 1970s marked the apex of emigration to Canada. 6 reviews these recent data and reveals that such emigration peaked between 1970 and 1974, when the figure reached 26,541.

3 Motives Why They Move Australia seemed like a good place to come. I knew it was time to do something. Life was good and I knew if I didn't do something I would probably never do anything. I just thought it would be a nice thing to do. I can't go any deeper than that because that's as deep as it went. These are the observations of a 31-year-old single female travel agent who had been living in Australia for six years. Her explanation represents a typical response of the American emigrants in Australia whom we called "Yanks" in our study.

Government officials probably assume that anyone who would go through the inconvenience of acquiring a Permanent Resident Visa instead of a Tourist Visa must intend to stay. Therefore, anyone with a Permanent Resident Visa was assumed to be a genuine settler. All interviews with Americans were restricted to those who had Permanent Resident Visas. We operationalized the concept migrant to mean any American living in Australia under either type of settler visa. CHAPTER 3 40 Israel is very similar.

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