An In-Depth Look at the Context for Mexican Immigration to the United States

History:
Mexican-American War.
Treaty of Guadalupe.
Historical Deportations.
Repatriation.
Bracero Program.
More on Deportations.
Even more on Deportations.
Operation Wetback.
More on Operation Wetback (Campaign of Fear).

News:
California Law Seeking History of Mexican Deportations in Textbooks.
The Deportation Machine.

Current Context:
Breaking News: Migration.
Immigration Courts.
Undocumented Immigrants’ State & Local Tax Contributions.
Immigrants and the U.S. Economy.

Additional Resources:
Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America by Mae M. Ngai.

 

Other Stuff:

Sources for Video’s claims.

 

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