The second section reviews a period that experienced important episodes of bilateral cooperation in migration management, including its most salient episodes, the North American Free Trade Agreement starting in 1994 and the bilateral migration negotiations in 2001 which ended abruptly and almost immediately after the events of September 11. The mexicanos and norteamericanos who wrote the chapters of this book provide both context and analysis for understanding the different reactions in the two countries. Immigrants and Minorities, Politics and Policy. The editors of this book bring together a team of top policy-oriented migration experts from Mexico and the United States to provide an up-to-date analysis leading to grounded policy recommendations for both governments. Contributors assess the main characteristics, trends, and factors influencing Mexico-U. Lessons from the Mexican Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program Chapter 12 9.
Taken as a whole, the analyses and the recommendations are very useful and sober additions to the highly emotional and intellectually weak current discussion of the issues in both countries. México: El Colegio de México. Manuel García y Griego and Mónica Verea Campos, 123—152. Immigration Reform in the United States Chapter 10 7. By doing so, the chapter hopes to shed some light on current dilemmas in migration management.
Hacia una nueva visión del problema de los indocumentados en Estados Unidos. In a field in which debate and analysis is too often clouded by partisanship, both within and between the two countries, this volume is outstanding for its binational collaboration and dispassionate analysis. Arrival of immigrants often takes place below the radar screen of public attention, but at other times their arrival generates great controversy, as is now the case of unauthorized immigrants from Mexico. The need to understand the migration between the United States and Mexico is greater today than at any time in its century long history. They recommend specific forms of bilateral collaboration to regulate the flow, improve conditions for the migrants, and make sure that migration has positive social and economic impacts on both countries. The scholars they have gathered offer valuable suggestions for policy reforms in both countries that build on the reality of a unified labor market that neither government has dealt with effectively.
Also contained within this book are recommendations of development strategies in Mexico that should reduce mid- to long-term emigration pressures. This is a must read for anyone who wishes to be informed about this issue. In Liberación económica y comercio libre en América del Norte: consideraciones políticas, sociales culturales, Coord. Its volume and complexity are greater than most observers might have imagined even a decade ago; and it operates in a context charged with serious human, political, and security challenges. Their conclusions derive from new analyses as well as from detailed discussions with policy-makers. Yet, there is often confusion over the most fundamental questions about the demography, economics, and political nature of the movement and its policy responses.
Migration Management: A Binational Approach is as significant a contribution as its topic is important for both the United States and Mexico! It is particularly strong in its demographic, economic, and policy analyses, providing a state-of-the-art account, not only of the current situation, but also of likely future trends. In México y Estados Unidos frente a la migración de los indocumentados, Coord. Managing Mexico-United States Migration: Economic and Labor Issues Chapter 7 4. Within this collection, American and Mexican policy-oriented migration experts provide an up-to-date, binational analysis of Mexico-U. Immigration Reform Chapter 9 6.
Roberts, University of Texas at Austin Mexico-U. . The book shows that collaboration between the U. Determinants of the Migration Decision in Mexico Chapter 8 5. La migración mexicana a Estados Unidos y la iniciativa del Tratado de Libre Comercio: el juego de las expectativas. This is the best comprehensive policy-relevant treatment of the subject in over a decade and its information and recommendations should be absorbed by all who care about both countries' futures.
Martin have performed an exceptional public service to both Mexico and the United States. Conclusions Chapter 13 Bibliography Chapter 14 Notes on Authors Agustin Escobar Latapi and Susan F. . . . . .
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