Where do they go? “A day without a Mexican,” a perspective from south of the border

Jeffrey H. Cohen

Abstract


The author uses the film “A day without a Mexican” to explore Mexican-US migration and to examine current US policy on immigration and in particular, US attitudes toward undocumented Mexican migrant workers. 


Keywords


Mexican migration; labor; remittances; Oaxaca

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