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Immigration from Mexico in fast retreat, data show

"Mexican census figures show that fewer Mexicans are setting out and many are returning — leaving net migration at close to zero, Mexican officials say." - Los Angeles Times, Nov. 15, 2011 .

How US Policies Fueled Mexico's Great Migration

"The experience of Veracruz migrants reveals a close connection between US investment and trade deals in Mexico and the displacement and migration of its people. For nearly two decades, Smithfield has used NAFTA and the forces it unleashed to become the world’s largest packer and processor...

Migrants Are Also Neighbors

"Comprehensive immigration reform has been an elusive goal of both parties for two decades and is a priority of President Obama’s second term. But it will be hard to achieve unless the United States also re-envisions its approach to Mexico and other Latin American countries. ... [M]ore emphasis...

Mexico: The New Migration Narrative

"This updated profile examines Mexican migration to the United States and Mexicans in the United States, US immigration policy affecting Mexican immigrants, Mexico's role as a transit country, remittances, government policy toward the Mexican diaspora, migration into Mexico, and refugee and...

Net Migration To and From Mexico at Zero

"Between 2005 and 2010, 1.4 million immigrants moved back to Mexico from the U.S. — about double the number who returned during the previous five-year period. During the same time period, Mexican immigration to the U.S. was at about the same level — roughly 1.4 million Mexican immigrants...

Dramatic Drop in Immigration From Mexico to US - Study

"Even as immigration remains a hot topic in the U.S. presidential campaign, the number of people emigrating from Mexico to the United States, legally and illegally, has dropped sharply in recent years, research published Wednesday shows. Demographers at the University of Texas San Antonio and...

Anthropologist Unravels Mexican Migration

National Geographic, Dec. 6, 2015 - "More than five million people were arrested between 2000 and 2013 while trying to cross the border from Mexico into Arizona. A further 6.4 million were apprehended in Texas, California, and New Mexico. Thousands more perished in the furnace-like heat of the Sonoran...