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International Migration. Many people now are internationally migrating (moving country to country). Mexico (the source country) is moving to the USA (the host country).

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Sharmin Akhtar 10LN Many people now are internationally migrating (moving country to country). Mexico (the source country) is moving to the USA (the host country). People are not moving legally or illegally. 700,000 Mexicans have come legally where as 1,000,000 people have come illegally. Many Mexicans want to go to the USA because there are many problems with Mexico. In Mexico the health care is very bad with 500 patients per doctor and the USA has 350 patients per doctor. The average life expectancy in Mexico is 72. This shows the lack of health care and lack of education because people are not educated enough to know how to care for themselves. ...read more.

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There is very good health care at 360 patients per doctor also the good health care has shown in the average life expectancy of 76. The USA education is very good with a literacy rate of 99%. The better education gives people better jobs giving them higher wages with an average salary of 50,000 per year. There are also jobs that cater for everyone even for the 1% illertacy people in the USA and for the many in Mexico. The host country (USA) has many effects on their country by taking in Mexicans. The negative aspects on the country are the unskilled Americans find it hard to get jobs because many of the Mexicans have taken away their jobs. ...read more.

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Many men migrate which means there are many women in the country and is a difficulty to find people to marry to and also there are not enough men to do the hard labour jobs. The country is also left with the very old and very young because many of the young strong people are the ones who migrate. The rural areas in Mexico have not got many economically active people e.g. doctors, teacher etc. The Positive effects on the source country are they send back remittances which means sending back money to Mexico. Immigrants have sent back around $20 million a year to Mexico. This money can support a better standard of living and helps boost the economy because they are now spending more money on quality food, health care and education. ...read more.

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