The Mexican Revolution led to increased immagration from Mexcio for the first time in the US history. The US outlawed immagration from Asai, which increased demand labor from Mexico.
It was the longest and most severe depression ever experienced by the industrialized Western world.
At this time WWII was going on. The US had plenty of jobs, but not enough workers. They allowed immagrants to come in and work for 2 years.
When they allowed Mexican workers, they thought that they were taking away all their jobs. They didnt want them anymore, so they would send them back, even legal Mexicans to the mexican Barrios.
Saving democracy from communism by getting rid of democracy. They were controlled by Rafael Trujillo, Jr.
8% immagrants from Mexico
They created an Immigration law 1960. There were Significant tensions and violence that already exsisted in the 1970
15.6% of immagrants were from Salvador
Asylum for undocumented