Erin R. Hamilton's Recently Published Article "Immigrants in Their Parental Homeland: Half a Million U.S.-born Minors Settle Throughout Mexico"


In the past 10 years, a historical change occurred in migration flows within North America: specifically, Mexico–U.S. migration reached zero net migration. Alongside Mexican adults returning to their homeland was an unprecedented number of U.S.-born minors. Little is known about this massive migration of U.S. citizen children. Associate Professor Hamilton analyzes Mexican census data from 2000 to 2015 to estimate the size and characteristics of the population of U.S.-born minors residing in Mexico.

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