and Magazine Articles
Collection of Views on Mexican Immigration
to the United States
All graphs from McCarthy, Kevin F., and Vernez, George. Immigration in
a Changing Economy: California’s Experience – Questions and Answers.
Washington, D.C.: RAND, 1998.
factors cause people to emigrate
from Mexico to the United States?
is the history
of Mexican immigration to the United States?
has emigration to the United
States affected the political climate in Mexico?
has immigration from Mexico
changed politics in California?
was the Bracero
Program? How did it intend to benefit immigrant workers? How did it intend
to benefit growers?
What problems arose?
a new Bracero Program be initiated? What are the arguments for
and against a new “guest worker
like for immigrant workers in California’s fields?
does the United States benefit from immigration? What are its costs?
would a fair U.S. immigration policy look like? What proposals
have been put forward?