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Mexican Migration. Adam, Justin, and Steven . Migration Problem. W orlds biggest migration problem 1 in 10 Mexican citizens live in US L.A. has 2 nd biggest population of Mexican Americans 12 million in total live in US. Ebbing of the Tide. 1995-2000, 700,000 returners

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Mexican migration

Mexican Migration

Adam, Justin, and Steven


Migration problem

Migration Problem

  • Worlds biggest migration problem

  • 1 in 10 Mexican citizens live in US

  • L.A. has 2nd biggest population of Mexican Americans

  • 12 million in total live in US


Ebbing of the tide

Ebbing of the Tide

  • 1995-2000, 700,000 returners

  • 2005-2010, 1.4 Million returners

  • In 2000, 1.6 Million immigration attempts were foiled

  • In 2011, 286,000 were foiled

  • Lowest in 20 years


Back and forth

Back and Forth

  • 40 years ago, there were more immigrants Canada, Germany and Italy

  • In 2000, illegal Mexican immigration reached its peak with 750,000

  • The economy in US is descending, which means more illegals are returning to their homeland

  • 6 out of 10 would go back to mexico, if given the chance


Illegal immigration problems

Illegal Immigration Problems

  • 21,000 border patrol agents nationwide, biggest gov’t agency

  • Now Arizona dessert is prime crossing point; A 72 hour trek

  • Gangs are exploiting immigrants, causing mass killings


Reasons

Reasons

  • Jobs

  • American Dream

  • 250$ a week, compared to 4.20$ a day


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