What’s Driving Immigration from Mexico

The topic of immigration from Mexico to the United States has been a hot topic over the past several years, and with the election of Donald Trump, the future of so many immigrants has been put into question. However, the details of Mexican-U.S. immigration are often muddled and misinterpreted. Immigrants who illegally made their way into the United States had to do so by traveling thousands of miles and traversing a desert that separates the two countries. It is no easy feat, and is a journey that is full of suffering. So why do so many people do it? What exactly is it that drives the flow of immigration from Mexico?

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Mainly from rural communities

First of all, as we take the time to examine the specific causes of illegal immigration to the United States, it’s important to note that this immigration isn’t coming from the entirety of Mexico, but instead from specific rural communities in the northern part of the country. The immigrants that we hear so much about do not come from Mexico City, or other metropolitan areas. Many of these rural communities are struggling, badly, which is what has pushed so many to migrate. While some head further into Mexico, and towards the cities, many have also headed north to America. A major reason for this is that Mexico City is heavily populated (the most populated city in North America, as a matter of fact), and many of these migrants may not be educated enough to find stable work there. Continue reading “What’s Driving Immigration from Mexico”

The Hottest Ten Vacation Spots South Of The Boarder

Mexico seems to have it all for the pleasure seeking-tourist. Following are 10 suggestions of the hottest vacation spots in Mexico.

Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas
Cabo is located on the Southern tip of the Baja Peninsula on the Pacific Ocean. It is best known for its beaches, whale watching, and sport fishing but is also well known for its golf courses. Continue reading “The Hottest Ten Vacation Spots South Of The Boarder”

Six Family-Friendly Vacation Destinations To Consider For Your Next Trip

Top family vacation destinations should be fun and exciting for the children as well as enjoyable for the parents. It needs activities for all ages, some relaxation, and possibly a little education mixed in. Here are a few places that will fit the needs of any family:

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Orlando, Florida

Families can immerse themselves in the fairytale world of Disney or head over to Universal to hang out with their favorite characters, but few realize how much more is there to see. Orlando is home to some terrific water parks, great shopping venues, and excellent dining options for all ages. The nearby beaches are also great, which doesn’t cost anything to see. Continue reading “Six Family-Friendly Vacation Destinations To Consider For Your Next Trip”