To its southern neighbor, the United States once represented hope, safety and prosperity. But with the effects of the Great Recession still lingering and tougher enforcement along the U.S. border, fewer Mexicans see a reason to leave their homeland.
“There isn't much work because the economy there is still bad,” said Eleuterio Hernandez Hernandez, who for 26 years made frequent unauthorized trips to the U.S. from San Bartolome Quialana, a small city in the state of Oaxaca in central Mexico.
23:38 President Trump sends two Cabinet members south of the border5
17:20 Mexico says will 'not accept' unilateral U.S. immigration policies14
21:58 Paul Ryan will tour the U.S.-Mexico border for the first time as immigration debate heats up12
21:28 Trump Proposal Would Deport More Immigrants Immediately25