-The Mexican Revolution led to increased immigration from Mexico for the first time in US history.
-The US outlawed immigration from Asia, which increased demand for labor from Mexico.
-Law restricting immigration hurts economy.
1930 - 1939
The start of The Great Depression
Mexican workers, including many legal residents, were rounded up and deported.
-Mexicans are blamed
1940 - 1949
-World War II
-Plenty of jobs not enough workers
-Demand for Mexicans increasaes again
-Brucero: Farmer signs contract with government to go to Mexico and hire me to work on farm for 1-2 years.
1950 - 1959
-dont want the Mexicans anymore
-operation wetback: The object of tis intense border enforcement were "illegal aliens," but common practice of Operation Wetback focused on Mexicans in general.
-Went through Mexican neighborhoods and rounded up people they thought where Mexicans.
-Children of illegals also taken
1960 - 1969
-Mexican immigration beginning in 1968, causing the numbers of undocumented workers to rise significantly.
-Hart-Celler Immigration Reform Act of 1965, which removed the racially based quotas on immigration set up in the 1920s.
1970 - 1979
population of mexicans in US increases dramatically
1980 - 1989
-Civil war in El Salvador leads to many imigrants from there.
-Law passed granting asylum to people fleeing El Salvador.
1990 - 1999
-Civil War in el salvador is over in 1992
-Approximately 1.5 million Salvadorans now live and work in the United States.
-As a result, many Salvadorans remained in the United States without documents.
2000 - 2010
-The economy starts to drop
-Mexicans not wanted again
1930 - 1931
my grandma moves to mexico.
My family moves(..again)
2006 - 2013
my family moves to United States from Mexico due to my dadas job.