"Given the ever-increasing brutality of the cartels, the question is whether and how the United States Government should begin to prepare for what could be a new wave of migrants coming from Mexico. ... This monograph focuses on the asylum claims of Mexicans who unwillingly leave Mexico, rather than those who willingly enter the United States legally or illegally." - Paul Rexton Kan, Ph.D., Oct. 2011. U.S. Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute. "This report is cleared for public release; distribution is unlimited. This publication is subject to Title 17, United States Code, Sections 101 and 105. It is in the public domain and may not be copyrighted."