Posts Tagged ‘IIRIRA’

Why the U.S. has so many undocumented immigrants

December 6, 2021

Until 1996, half of the Mexican immigrants who came to the US without papers would return to Mexico within a year. That was the year the so-called Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act (IIRIRA) turned that unauthorized north-bound immigration into a one-way street. A vox video.

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