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Mexican workers do not displace Americans from the labor force

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Mexa Institute?

Prejudice and a strong anti-immigrant discourse are impeding the full integration of Mexican-origin and Hispanic communities into public life in the United States.

Mexa Institute’s main focus is to generate accurate information in order to combat the stigmas and ignorance surrounding these communities.

In Mexico, we promote public policies benefitting these population groups.

  • ¿Apoyar a los Dreamers, es mucho pedir?

    Jorge Santibáñez
    November 18, 2019

    Hace unos días la Suprema Corte de Estados Unidos escuchó argumentos acerca de la “legalidad” del programa de Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA), que el presidente Barack Obama impulsó en 2012 para permitir que los llamados Dreamers permanecieran en Estados Unidos de manera autorizada, el cual el Presidente Trump quiere desaparecer. Los que saben de estos temas consideran que es altamente probable que la Suprema Corte le dé la razón al presidente y que el programa muera.

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  • The New York Times:
    November 20, 2019

    Trump Administration Prepares to Send Asylum Seekers to Guatemala

    The program initially will be applied at a U.S. Border Patrol station in El Paso, Texas. The first phase will target adults from Honduras and El Salvador and the aim will be to process them within 72 hours, according to the three officials and notes from a training session of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) asylum officers taken by one of the officials

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  • Los Angeles Times:
    November 19, 2019

    After child deaths, doctors pressure Border Patrol to let them administer flu vaccines

    The doctors sent a letter to the chiefs of U.S. Homeland Security and Health and Human Services earlier this month noting that the flu mortality rate among migrant children in Border Patrol custody was nine times that of the general population last year and giving them until Tuesday to respond to their offer. By late Tuesday, there was no indication Border Patrol would accept

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  • Reuters:
    November 18, 2019

    U.S. has world’s highest rate of children in detention: U.N. study

    The United States has the world’s highest rate of children in detention, including more than 100,000 in immigration-related custody that violates international law, the author of a United Nations study said on Monday

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