Mexican Immigration to the United States

Hernandez, Kelly Lytle
October 2009
OAH Magazine of History;Oct2009, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p25
Academic Journal
The article discusses Mexican immigration to the U.S. The author examines the program of modernizing Mexico in the image of nations such as the U.S. and Argentina. The presidency of Porfirio Díaz (1876-1910) is also mentioned. The article talks about capitalist economic development and U.S. foreign policy in the making of international labor migration. Subjects of the article also include the expansion of industrial agriculture from Mexico into the U.S. with the Newlands Reclamation Act of 1902 and campaigns during the Great Depression to send Mexican immigrants back to Mexico.


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