The Bracero Program
The Bracero Program History
Economic Factors based in the U.S. vs.
The toll on Family Dynamics
Public Laws & the H-2A Program
Guest Worker Program in Present Tense
An Alternate View of Histor
Historical Context of the Border
Useful to Look Back at the Border
The border is a fluid concept
Connotes both geographical and
America has a long history with its
and by extension, California.
Signed by which countries?
Went into effect when?
Mexican president Carlos Salinas de Gortari, United States president George Bush
The United States-Mexico Border Region at a Glance
The United States-Mexico border region is defined as the area of land that is 100 kilometers (62.5 miles) north and south of the
international boundary (La Paz Agreement). It stretches approximately 2,000
Why Stop There? Mexican Migration
to the U.S. Border Region
Pia M. Orrenius, Madeline Zavodny
and Leslie Lukens
Working Paper 0803
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Why Stop There? Mexican Migration to the U.S. Border Region
Pia M. Orreni