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View Resource Mexican Migration Project

The Mexican Migration Project's (MMP) interdisciplinary team of researchers collects and analyzes social and economic information on "the complex process of Mexican migration to the United States." This bilingual Website makes the project's work publicly available for research and education. Included are background information about the MMP, Facts & Figures on migration, and a section entitled...
View Resource Poles and Italians then, Mexicans Now? Immigrant-to-Native Wage Ratios, 1910 and 1940

In this working paper, Joel Perlmann, Levy Institute Research Professor of History at Bard College, examines whether today's Mexican immigrants will be as successful as past immigrants in "catching up" with the native American population. According to the report, Mexicans comprise the largest immigrant group in this country and are the prime example of a migrant group entering American society at...
View Resource Survey of Mexican Migrants

The Pew Hispanic Center has been generating some interesting work lately, and this latest survey administered to nearly 5,000 Mexican migrants is worth a closer look. The 35-page report authored by Roberto Suro shows that almost half of the respondents would like to stay in the United States for the rest of their lives, or at least for as long as they are able. Interestingly enough, the survey...