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Recent Developments in Labor Migration and Remittances to Mexico



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Recent Developments in Labor Migration and Remittances to Mexico Angel Hossain Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies Tara Aubin Editor Disclaimer This paper is intended for discussion and should not be cited without author s permission If you would like to cite it please email IPS Board irpsmail ucsd edu 1 Recent Developments in Labor Migration and Remittances to Mexico I Introduction II Remittances Who sends them and why III a Classification of remittances b Return migration c Other factors affecting remittances d Selecting remittance recipients Effect of Remittances to the United States and Mexico a Contribution to rural economies b Effect on social relations IV V Recent Developments in the Remittance Market a Matricula consular card b Capitalizing on the money transfer market c Technological improvements to remittance methods d Recruiting the un banked Conclusions and Policy Considerations 2 I Introduction Since the passage of NAFTA the stream of migration and interaction between the United States and Mexico has steadily increased Mexican President Fox and US President Bush have recently engaged in a series of talks involving growing economic ties and immigration issues that affect both nations The bilateral relationship is especially delicate since Mexico and the United States are separated by a unique border between a highly developed country and a developing one which leads to a myriad of problems when dealing with labor migration The US Mexican border was largely left open until 1965 with no immigration quotas based on nationality as there were for most other countries 1 the Mexican and United States Beginning in WWII governments implemented a guest worker program known as the Bracero Program under which Mexican men were transported into the United States to complete agricultural or field work 1 2 Young Mexican Lucy A Williams Proper Wealth and Inequality Through the Lens of Globalization Lessons from the United States and Mexico 34



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