Mexican migration to the United States peaked in 2006. The reality and the consequences of this migratory flow, however, the largest between neighboring countries, continue to present both challenges and opportunities to the Mexican and U.S. governments, and will do so for years to come.
Among its consequences is the growth of a large Mexican diaspora in the United States and a Mexico that is widely recognized as a global leader for its diasporic policies. The fact that Mexico has been an innovator in this area was almost inevitable, given the circumstances: the dimensions of the flows, the vicinity of the destination and the extension and complexity of the U.S.-Mexico border. Mexico’s diaspora is also concentrated in its main economic and trading partner, and developed in the context of a highly asymmetrical relationship between neighbors that are of singular importance to each other.
This asymmetry has influenced the Mexican diaspora in many ways, including the levels of ...more.
This interactive factsheet, complete with graphs and charts, from the Migration Policy Institute touches upon multiple facets of the Mexican immigrant population in the United States, including Engl...more.
Created by the Institute of Mexicans Abroad (IME), this presentation lays out the most relevant facts about Mexican migration and the impact of remittances on the Mexican economy, as well as the avail...more.
An all-encompassing depiction of the Mexican diaspora in the US, this Migration Policy Institute report offers an accurate and intriguing portrayal of the largest foreign-born population in the Unit...more.
This discussion paper provides a quick overview of migrant civil society and offers ten recommendations for improving its effectiveness. Migrant-led membership organizations and public institutions ...more.
De la “no intervención” a la institucionalización: la evolución de las relaciones Estado-diáspora en el caso mexicanoby Alejandra Délano
A comprehensive overview of Mexico’s historic relationship with it's diaspora in the United States. This article begins with a summary of the history of Mexico’s policies with respect to Mexican ...more.