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Mexican Revolution

1920

Led to increased immigration from Mexico to US, after outlawing immigrating from Asia.

World War II

1930

Demand for mexican immigration heightened with Great Depression

Unwanted Immigrants

1950

US did not want immigrants, created Operation Wetback.

Great Grandma comes to US

1958

Emigrated to the US due to family issues, caused by poverty and cruelty. Grandma was around four.

Rapid Population Growth

1960

Declining economy in Mexico coincided with reduction in the legal cap of immigration.

Immigration Reform

1965

Removed racially based quotas

US in Chaos

1970

Nixon resigned, Mexican population is about to increase

My Dad is Born

1972

Dad was born, Grandma was eighteen.

My Grandma comes to the US

1978

My grandma on my mom's side comes to the US, had my mom a few months later.

Immigration Reform Act

1986

Gave amnesty to many immigrants made by Ronald Reagan

I was born

1996

I was born; My mom was 19 and my dad was 25.