More Mexicans leave than enter USA in historic shift

November 19, 2015 5:01 PM

52 0

For the first time in more than four decades, more Mexican immigrants are returning to their home country than coming to the United States, according to a report released Thursday.

From 2009 to 2014, an estimated 870,000 Mexicans came to the United States while 1 million returned home, a net loss for the United States of 130,000, according to the report from the Pew Research Center. That historic shift comes at a time when immigration has become a contentious focal point in th...

Also read: Russia says U.S. providing cover for Islamic State in Syria

Read more

To category page

Loading...