Migration in Islam and Contemporary Approaches of International Migration
Hafiza Sabiha Munir1 and Amir Latif

Crossing of state boundaries for specific reasons is called international migration. People leave home countries to look for better opportunities in other countries and some to be with family members who earlier have migrated or because of political situations. Acquiring education is also a reason for this migration. These migrants can also be divided into two large groups, permanent and temporary. Permanent migrants intend to establish their permanent residence in a new country and possibly obtain that country’s citizenship. Temporary migrants intend only to stay for a limited periods of time; perhaps until the end of a particular program of study or for the duration of their work contract or a certain work season. Both types of migrants have a significant effect on the economies and societies of the chosen destination country and the country of origin.

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