Mexican Immigration Discrimination

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The first time where there was a noticeably large amount of immigrants originating from Mexico coming to US started once the government put a strict restriction on japanese immigrants in 1907. Entering World War I, the United States relied on Mexican laborers due to the fact that American workers were issued to fight in the war. After the war was when Border Control was created because of the increase of nativism and the desire to minimize the amount of mexican immigrants coming through. “ But economic demand for unskilled migrant workers continued throughout the Roaring Twenties, encouraging Mexican immigrants to cross the border—legally or not” ( Harvard Magazine). During the great depression many mexican immigrants were deported, they were

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