IJSRP, Volume 8, Issue 10, October 2018 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
International migration is an economic process which involves and affects individuals who move to other countries or choose to migrate and who stay behind (particularly elderly parents) left behind in origin country. It is considered as an increasingly global phenomenon. It is a well-accepted notion that overseas international migration along with different causes which have certain consequences and effects for those who particularly stay behind in origin countries. The focuses of attention in this study are elderly parents who are affected by their migrating adult children.