Thursday, January 15, 2009
Lots of Reasons to Stay
Samuel Dillon wrote in the New York Times a couple of weeks ago about how the violence in Mexico was discouraging immigrants from returning. The Migration Policy Institute just released a report that contradicts that article to a certain degree, deemphasizing security in an immigrant's home country as a factor, and talking more about the lack of economic opportunities in home countries and fears about re-entering the US. Here's the Washington Post write-up.