Mexican Immigration

Main

My Pecheco family escaped spain and moved to Colorado

1910

Mexican revolution Led to first immigration from Mexico to the United States

1920

Great Depression

1930

US blamed Mexico for taking jobs

WWII

1940

US recruited Mexicans

Opperation wetback

1950

Deportation of Mexicans again

Civil rights wars

1960

anywhere from farmers to war heroes

mexican population increased

1970

immigration act of 1986

1980

large increased immigration

1990

30% of immigrants in US are Mexican

2000