Illegal Migration In Mexico

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As national geographic stated human migration is the moving of people from a place in the world to another, therefore these events take place because of political and/or social reasons. Immigrants are people that go into a country to take residence, Emigrants on the other hand are people that are leaving a country to occupy in another. The largest source of illegal immigrants in Mexico comes from Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras; since1970’s illegal migration has become a bigger problem, subsequently how does Mexico is one of the most dangerous places for migration will be analyzed next.

Insecurity revolving immigrants and emigrants throughout Mexico, according to Rios (2013) stated that Mexicans are migrating because of fear of the drug-related
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Longing a better life and because of wanting to earn more money. “There is one fact to consider when migrating to another place, how much they expect to win in Mexico and how much they expect to win in the other place they want/need to be”(Espinosa and Douglas (1997)American journal of sociology). On the other hand Mexicans without papers (illegal migrants) are confined to the same type of jobs even the not dignified type of jobs, illegal migrants usually don’t have much education so they cant do better in united states but they do it for their families back at Mexico. Immigrants that travel for work are diverse they have a better prospect of a social life than the ones that are illegal, as a turnaround they do have a superior education. Although migrants that are illegal are scared of being caught and deported back to Mexico or worse arrested because of their situation, frequently they are not arrested and they can help their families and have a better life but take one thing in consideration the “American dream” doesn’t exist for Mexicans less for illegal Mexicans it is difficult for them to have a good life let alone a dreamed…show more content…
One of the effects of being an illegal migrant is that with less education, there are less opportunities of working for higher ranks than the ones they were working in Mexico but their dreams are of a better life if not for them but for their families. Mexican insecurity can cause a big problem to migrants this type of insecurity relates much to them because they are the ones that get to sell drugs because of the need of an income and they usually make everything to survive one more day. The government usually helps the migrants when they have papers but when they don’t they deport them or they get them in jail, it is very easy for an illegal migrant to get in trouble with the law because they get along with bad people therefore that is why they are many risks for migrants once they leave their original
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