Mexican immigration to the United States

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From debates on Capitol Hill to the popular media, Mexican immigrants are the subject of widespread controversy. By 2003, their growing numbers accounted for 28.3 percent of all foreign-born inhabitants of the United States.Mexican Immigration to the United States analyzes the astonishing economic impact of this historically unprecedented exodus. Why do Mexican immigrants gain citizenship and employment at a slower rate than non-Mexicans? Does their migration to the U.S. adversely affect the working conditions of lower-skilled workers already residing there? And how rapid is the intergenerational mobility among Mexican immigrant families?This authoritative volume provides a historical context for Mexican immigration to the U.S. and reports new findings on an immigrant influx whose size and character will force us to rethink economic policy for decades to come.Mexican Immigration to the United States will be necessary reading for anyone concerned about social conditions and economic opportunities in both countries.

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table_of_contents The evolution of the Mexican-born workforce in the United States / George J. Borjas and Lawrence F. Katz -- Gender and assimilation among Mexican Americans / Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn -- Mexican assimilation in the United States / Edward P. Lazear -- Mexican entrepereneurship: a comparison of self-employment in Mexico and the United States / Robert W. Fairlie and Christopher Woodruff -- Mexican immigration and self-selection: new evidence from the 2000 Mexican census / Pablo Ibarraran and Darren Lubotsky -- The diffusion of Mexican immigrants during the 1990s: explanations and impacts / David Card and Ethan G. Lewis -- Ethnic identification, intermarriage, and unmeasured progress by Mexican Americans / Brian Duncan and Stephen J. Trejo -- Impacts of policy reforms on labor migration from rural Mexico to the United States / Susan M. Richter, J. Edward Taylor, and Antonio Yunez-Naude -- Emigration, labor supply, and earnings in Mexico / Gordon H. Hanson.
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