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Shrinking Problem: Illegal Immigration From Mexico

Noah42 Wrote: Apr 26, 2012 8:08 AM
If border security had been tighter we would have had a net outflow of over one million and a lot less drain on our social services, plus more job for Americans to fill.
The illegal immigration problem is going away.

That's the conclusion I draw from the latest report of the Pew Hispanic Center on Mexican immigration to the United States.

Pew's demographers have carefully combed through statistics compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau, the Department of Homeland Security and the Mexican government, and have come up with estimates of the flow of migrants from and back to Mexico. Their work seems to be as close to definitive as possible.

They conclude that from 2005 to 2010 some 1.39 million people came from Mexico to the United States and 1.37 million went from the U.S....