Illegal Immigration Decline

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In the past twenty years, the amount of illegal immigration, especially from Mexico, has significantly declined, dropping close to zero. However, immigration whether illegal or legal has shifted from Mexico to Central America and Asia. Lastly, despite the decrease in illegal immigration, the number of illegal immigrants remains a high number. Immigration from Mexico has slowed due to an improving Mexican economy, lower Mexican birth rate, tighter border security, and loss of key jobs for Mexican migrants. Nowadays, Asia surpasses Mexico on immigration. With an average wealthier and higher educated population, Asians receive significant acceptance into the American economy. Concerns surrounding illegal immigration surround mostly on undocumented

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