Returning Migrants Boost Mexico’s Middle Class

"Where remittances from El Norte were once mostly used to help hungry families back home simply survive, surveys now reveal that the longer a migrant stays up north, the more likely the cash transfers will be used to start new businesses or to pay for homes, farm equipment and school tuitions."...

Remittance Rule Opens New Era for Immigrants

"The big question looming in the political world is whether immigration reform can and will advance on the Hill, and on what terms. But behind the scenes, a big advance for immigrants in the U.S. is going into effect today, October 28, 2013. It may well save migrant workers and their families billions...