Mexican Immigration: Migration To The United States

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Mexican Immigration Since the formation of The United States of America, it has always been the country of immigrants, so the issues of immigration regulation processes are quite important. Today the main challenge for the country is the influx of Mexican migrants. No country in the world has given the United States so many immigrants, as Mexico. In fact, the migration of Mexicans to the United States originates from the late XIX century, when the development of agriculture and the construction of railroads in the southern United States demanded additional influx of cheap labor. In the period of 1850-1880 years about 55 thousand Mexicans immigrated for the purpose of work in the US (WordPress 2011). During the First World War the flow of Mexicans …show more content…

It influences the average American as well as “imagine what price of restaurant meals would be” if immigrants won’t help to lower the rate of inflation. (Chambless 2006). What bothers US government is more illegal than legal immigration. As a confirmation, nine out of ten respondents believe that the United States should strengthen the protection of its borders (Espenshade, Belanger and Suarez-Orozco 1998). Nowadays about 11 million illegal immigrants resides in the US. Their number is many times higher than the quota of immigration policy indicators allows (Institute for Democracy and Cooperation 2010). . The problem established immigrants recently acquired a new quality. Society is unable to integrate new flows of foreigners any longer, and the US government can’t control this process as well. The complexity of the situation lies in the fact that illegal immigrants are causing problems in the field of health, education and …show more content…

The conclusions reached by the authors of this review, were quite disappointing for the supporters of the legalization of illegally staying people on the territory of US immigrants, as "the cost of providing public services to unauthorized immigrants at the state and local levels exceeds what that population pays in state and local taxes" (The Congress of the United States. Congressional Budget Office

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