Two Mexicos or Beyond Mexico? Comparative Cross-Border Governance
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The United States is not alone with a “southern immigration problem.” Mexico both mirrors the US predicament and feeds into it: Vast and loosely patrolled borders have witnessed illegal migrants cross over from the less-developed southern neighbors to both Mexico and the United States, while the one-size-fits-all neoliberal flavor (without necessarily becoming a causal factor) from the 1990s converted the United States into the be-all and end-all illegal migrant destination and Mexico into the migrant platform country par excellence.
KeywordsNorth American Free Trade Agreement Mexican Immigration Mexican Migration Mexican Government Central American Country
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