Flashcards in Mexico To USA: International Migration Deck (33)
Describe the medical facilities in Mexico
What is Mexico's GNP?
What is Mexico's adult literacy rate?
What is Mexico's unemployment rate?
What is Mexico's life expectancy?
How many people per doctor are there in USA?
What is USA GNP?
Describe USA medical facilities
Excellent, developed, high quality
What type of jobs are there in Mexico?
What type of jobs are there in USA?
What is USA adult literacy rate?
What type of jobs are available to Mexicans in USA?
Low paid, unskilled, cash in hand jobs
What is USA life expectancy?
What impact does illegal immigration cause for USA?
It costs the USA millions of dollars for border patrol and prisons
Why are Mexicans seen as a drag on USA economy?
Their cash in hand jobs mean they don't have to pay taxes but they still get paid which means the minimum wage for USA is lower so the taxes can be paid
What problems do Mexicans cause in cities?
Racial and cultural issues
Name a disease that has increased in USA since Mexican migration
What have Mexicans brought to the U.S. Border states?
An enriched culture with food, language and music
What has happened to the economically active people in Mexico?
Their countryside has a shortage of economically active people as they have all gone to USA to pay for their families
What is the impact of migration on women in Mexico?
Many women have trouble finding partners as most of the men have left
In Mexico, how many people are there per doctor?
Which group usually leaves Mexico and what does this cause?
Usually the young economically active people leave Mexico leaving the elderly and young dependant to fend for themselves
On average, how much do the legal and illegal immigrants send home each year?
Name a village and the amount of people they have lost
Santa Ines lost 2/3 of its population
How long is the border between USA and Mexico?
How many Mexicans migrate to USA per year?
Over 1 million
How many illegal immigrants were caught and deported in 1975?
On average, how many people die of exhaustion whilst trying to cross the border each year?
On average, how much does a Mexican earn per day?
82.86 pesos, which won't buy more than one meal
What is the source country?
What is the host country?
How do USA protect the border in the day?
With cars, vans and helicopters