Three ways U.S. immigration reform might impact Mexico

border3The Washington Post, 1/31/2013

Now that President Obama and the Senate have put together plans for comprehensive immigration reform, it seems like something might finally be done about this thorny issue. Of the 11 million estimated illegal immigrants in the United States, some 7 million are from Mexico, so any U.S. legislation would have huge impacts there.

Here’s a look at some of them: (1) Possibly more remittances; (2) Likely fewer illegal crossing attempts; (3) More and better migrant labor.

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