Causes and impacts of the deportation of Central American immigrants from the United States to Mexico

  • Simón Pedro Izcara Palacios
    sizcara@uat.edu.mx
    Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas.
  • Karla Lorena Andrade Rubio
    kandrade@uat.edu.mx
    Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas.
Keywords: deportation, undocumented immigrants, Central America, United States, Tamaulipas.

Abstract

Over the last decade, the number of immigrants deported from the United States to Mexico based on an order of removal has hearly doubled. Not all migrants removed to Mexico are Mexican citizens, some are Central America citizens. This article, usins qualitative methods that includes in-depth interviews with 75 Central American migrants who were deported from the United States, examines the causes and impacts of the deportation of Central American immigrants from United States to Mexico and concludes that these deportations led to increase in violence in Mexico.

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1-January-2015
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Simón Pedro Izcara Palacios
Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas. Unidad Académica Multidisciplinaria de Ciencias, Educación y Humanidades.
Karla Lorena Andrade Rubio
Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas. Unidad Académica Multidisciplinaria de Ciencias, Educación y Humanidades.