WCT race ethnicity in Escondido - Massey

WCT race ethnicity in Escondido - Massey - Mexican...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–8. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Mexican Immigration and Responses Federal responses: Doug Massey article; Triple Border Fence Municipal responses: Escondido, CA Robert Sampson on immigrants and crime 09/15/11 UCSD Blair-Loy Soci1
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Why don’t Mexican immigrants wait their turn? How many Visas does U.S. granted annually to immigrants? 20,000/country, regardless of size, distance or econ. Integration Plus family reunification, H1-B (highly skilled), H2-B (temp labor) Way too few H1-Bs & H2-Bs. Family reunification for a sibling/parent of an adult migrant takes over 10 years. If a person doesn’t fall into one of these categories, it could take decades to get a Visa. Source: Prof. April Linton: 09/15/11 UCSD Blair-Loy Soci1
Background image of page 2
The Wall That Keeps Illegal Workers In; [Op-Ed] Douglas Massey (Princeton). NYT Apr 4, 2006. Prof. Massey has studied immigration since 1982 (NIH) Border not “out of control” The rate of undocumented migration, adjusted for pop. growth, to U.S. has not increased in 20 years. From 1980 to 2004, annual likelihood that a Mexican will make his first illegal trip to the United States remained at 1 in 100 . 09/15/11 UCSD Blair-Loy Soci1
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Federal policy of tougher border enforcement in San Diego & El Paso areas in 1993-4. Migrants began going to more remote locations in Arizona. 1989, 2/3 undocumented migrants came in through SD or EP – blended in w/ local pop 2004, 2/3 crossed somewhere else 09/15/11 UCSD Blair-Loy Soci1
Background image of page 4
Consequences of redirecting illegal border crossing to harsher, sparser terrain Immigrants more noticeable, caused agitation Tripled death rate of border-crossers Tripled financial cost 09/15/11 UCSD Blair-Loy Soci1
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Early 1980s: 500 border patrol officers, $200 M annual budget 2005: 12,000 officers, $1.6 B annual budget 09/15/11 UCSD Blair-Loy Soci1
Background image of page 6
Massey, Consequences, cont. Tax-payer funded militarization of border:
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 8
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 28

WCT race ethnicity in Escondido - Massey - Mexican...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 8. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online