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This is an articlereview of state-of-the-art about Mexicans’ migration to the USA, in last 5 years.We analyzed 4 myths: 1. Migration generates negative effects for the receivingcountry because when migrants arrive. 2. Mexicans’ migration to the USA generatesbig distortions in the receiving communities and Mexico is the only economic beneficiary.3. Migrants collapse public health services in USA. 4. Mexican migrants aremistreated by American authorities. The findings will show the lack ofempirical evidence of these generalized ideas.


Migration, Social Security, Remittances

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Rivas Tovar, L. , Chávez, A. , Azuara Munguía, J. and Benítez Jurado, A. 2014 Myths and Realities about Mexico-United States Migration. iBusiness, 6, 63-70. doi: 10.4236-ib.2014.62008.

Author: Luis Arturo Rivas Tovar, Adela Chávez, Juan Enrique Azuara Munguía, Ana Gabriela Benítez Jurado



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