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Corral1 Laura Corral English 1301 10/29/2015 Illegal Immigration Migration from Mexico to the United States is very old with a tradition of over a century historical process, which has enabled both social, economic and cultural ties. In recent years the migration of Mexicans to the United States has undergone significant changes. Various economic, social political circumstances in both countries have led to changes in this international migratory pattern. The changes in the production structure of the United States, and the Mexican economic crisis of the eighties, affecting the nature and magnitude of supply and demand for Mexican labor in the neighboring country. This is supported in a discussion about causes and consequences of illegal migration from Mexico to the United States. While the United States has encouraged greater trade, investment and political ties with Mexico, he has tried in vain to stem the flow of labor across the border. Beginning with the drastic measures taken against illegal immigration in the mid- eighties, the US government has imposed heavy regulations on American employers and dramatically increased spending on border patrol. Despite these aggressive efforts, the US border policy has failed to stop the flow of undocumented workers entering the labor market in the United States. " Today 8 million people living in the US without legal documents, and every year the number increases by an estimated 250,000, as more people enter the country or remain once their visas expire " (Miller 106).
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Corral2 More than half the immigrants entering and already here come from Mexico. A tragic consequence of police suppression has been the diversion of migration flows a few points more traditional and urban spread to the frustration of residents of these places and mortal danger of immigrant’s rural step. " Before these crackdowns, the vast majority of Mexicans entering through three urban gates: San Diego, California, and El Paso and Laredo in Texas ”(Hina 94). Contrary to popular myth, immigrants do not take jobs away from Americans. The former tend to hold the latter are unable or unwilling to take, especially in the upper and lower parts of the spectrum of skilled labor. Immigrants are disproportionately represented in highly qualified as medicine, physics, computer science, but also in areas unskilled sectors such as hotels and restaurants, domestic service, construction and manufacturing. " Either can blame immigrants for causing overpopulation. The population growth of 1% in the United States is below the average global growth rate of the last century. Indeed, without immigration, the American workforce begin to shrink within two decades. According to the 2000 census, 22% of US counties lost population between 1990 and 2000 "(Bender 146). The immigrant population could help revitalize depressed areas of the country, as they did with the city of New York and other urban centers they were previously in decline.The advancement of solutions to solve the
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