Friday, August 22, 2008

Immigrants Returning to Mexico

Interesting possible domino affect from a slowing economy. Not something I would have thought would have been that noticeable.,2933,409221,00.html

Illegal immigrants are returning home to Mexico in numbers not seen for decades


Some say illegal immigrants are leaving because a soft economy has led to fewer jobs, causing many laborers to seek work elsewhere.

Others argue that a tough stance on immigration through law enforcement has spread fear throughout the illegal population.

we are not talking small numbers

The illegal immigrant population in the U.S. has dropped 11 percent since August of last year, according to the Center for Immigration Studies. Its research shows 1.3 million illegal immigrants have returned to their home countries.

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