Unformatted text preview: 2010). Mexican Immigrants make up about one-fifth of the legal immigrants now living in the United States (J.Passel, 2010). This large percentage is a legacy of the legalization programs of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (J.Passel, 2010). This act allowed about 2 million formerly undocumented immigrants to become legal in the United States (J.Passel, 2010)....
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