Beyond Borders: A History of Mexican Migration to the United States
DescriptionBeyond Borders: A History of Mexican Migration to the United States details the origins and evolution of the movement of people from Mexico into the United States from the first significant flow across the border at the turn of the twentieth century up to the present day.
- Considers the issues from the perspectives of both the United States and Mexico
- Offers a reasoned assessment of the factors that drive Mexican immigration, explains why so many of the policies enacted in Washington have only worsened the problem, and suggests what policy options might prove more effective
- Argues that the problem of Mexican immigration can only be solved if Mexico and the United States work together to reduce the disequilibrium that propels Mexican immigrants to the United States
Series Editor’s Preface.
1. Beginnings: 1848–1920.
2. Restriction, Depression, and Deportation: The 1920s and 1930s.
3. The Bracero Era: 1942–1964.
4. Illegal Immigration and Response: 1964–1990.
5. Free Trade and Homeland Security: 1990–Present.
Epilogue and Conclusion.