Neighbor Relations:. An Immigration Problem Between The

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Neighbor Relations:

An Immigration Problem between the United States and Mexico

Alberto Beltran

Sociology 121

November 20, 2013


I. Introduction
II. Mass Immigration from Mexico: 1910 to1930
III. Bracero Program
IIII. Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986
V. Impact of Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986
VI. Illegal Immigration problem
VII. Conclusion

I. Introduction
The United States has always been considered a country of immigrants; immigrants from all the parts of the world have come to America in search of the “American Dream.” In recent years, there has been an increase in immigration coming from Mexico. Mexican immigrants come in search of better
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By 1910 the railroads had expanded their southwest routes for the world that allow Mexicans deep in the interior to migrate to the United States.

In the twenty-year period was calculated that at least 10 percent of Mexico’s population immigrated to the United States. From 1911 to 1930, 700,000 Mexican immigrants were legally admitted. Immigrants admitted to the United States increased the 1910 population by about 46 percent. According to Jose Alvarez in the 1920, the population of Mexican American gained 20 percent per year 7 percent in Texas. In 1910 Los Angeles county and San Antonio had a Mexican origin population of 30,000 in 1930 it grown to 190,000 in Los Angeles and 82,000 in San Antonio . In 2001 to 2010 Mexican immigrants admitted was calculated about 1,790,487.

III. Bracero Program
The Mexican migratory worker in southwest America is a necessary part of the bustling harvest season. In 1850 and 1880 the Mexican migratory was necessary to the increase of fruit production in California. Before Mexican workers supported American agriculture more than 200,000 Chinese were legally contracted to cultivate California fields, until the Chinese Exclusion Act. Between 1850 and 1880 approximately 55,000 Mexican workers immigrated to the United States to become field hands in
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