Mexican Immigration by decade

Main

Mexican War

1910 - 1920

The war lead Mexicans to go back to Mexico.

Mexican Revolution

1920

The Mexican Revolution led to increased immigration from Mexico for the first time in US history.

Immigration from Asia

1920

The US Outlawed immigration from Asia, which increased demand for labor from Mexico.

Asian Labor

1920

Asian labor was restricted.

Great Depression

1930

United States kicked the Mexicans out. The United States didn't want them. There was no jobs & United States blamed the Mexicans.

My family

1930

My great grandma & grandpa came to Mexico from Spain.

United States

1940

The United States want the Mexicans back for work & there is people in Chicago working.

Operation Wetback

1950

The United States don't want them again & there's an operation called "wetback" that's what they started. That operation moved the Mexican & their kids.

Immigration

1960

Dominican Immigration.

Civil Rights

1960

The Civil rights started & that led to immigration reform.

Mexico Economy

1960

Mexico Economy went down.

Mexicans

1970

The Mexican population in the United States kept getting bigger & bigger from 1970 it was 8% and in 2000 there was already 30% Mexicans living in the United States.

Reform act

1980

The Immigration Reform Act.

Salvador

1980

El Salvador Immigration & Salvadoreans started to come to the United States.

My family

1980

Grandpa came to the United States.

My Parents.

1990

Mom & Dad came to the United States.

Mexicans born in mexico.

2000

There was about 30% Mexicans born in Mexico.

Dream Act

2000

The Dream Act started.

Arizona

2000

The Arizona Immigration law.

Immigrants.

2007

2007 Large immigrants passing to the United States.

Immigrants 2009

2009

2009 & so on the undocumented people stop coming to the United States.