Immigration from Europe
the us was in need of MExicans to do there labor work in the fields.
the great depression brought a hold to the flow of mexican labor.
lots of mexicans legal or no were deported back to mexico
americans accused the mexicans of taking there jobs away
The U.S. was in need of mexican workers so they made a deal with Mexico to bring a LIMITED amout of mexicans
border patrol seized 2800 illegal immigrants
the U.S. felt pressured with more then 865,000 illegal immigrants so they had to act upon that
The U.S. found more then 1 million illegal immigrants.
The inforced the Mexican Looking" meaning they will ask for identification if you look Mexican
After the fall of Trujillo.Trujillo would take all the money from the country and treat it has his own.
takes away the quotas on the Mexicans. Mexicans had to compete for visas like everyone else.
more then 85% of Mexicans were deported.
Economics go down and Mexicans come over.
A huge population of immigrants come in.
More then 25% of the Salvadorians came during the Civil War.
1.5 million Salvadorians live and work in the U.S. today
Only 2% who applied for asylum got approved.
My aunts, uncles, mom, dad they all came here during the civil war.
To many illegal immigrants. The U.S. grant 2.3 million Mexicans with amnesty.
The U.S. gave 146,000 Salvadorians Legal Status
A group organized a lawsuit against the U.S. government.
American Baptist Churches v Thornburgh. Th case said that the U.S. that they were being unconstitutional for not giving them asylum to the Guatemalans and Salvadorians. Salvadorians are in the top five biggest Latinos in the U.S.
There are 1.41 million Dominicans in the U.S. Most of them came during the 1990's. Dominicans are the fifths largest group of Latinos.
Give cops the right to ask Latinos who look illegal for there papers.
Give Latinos a chance to stay here and get to go to college.