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Demography (1999) 36 (2): 233–246.
Published: 01 May 1999
... of IRCA, as well as the effects of its massive legalization program. Migrants ’ wages deteriorated steadily between 1970 and 1995, but IRCA did not foment discrimination against Mexican workers per se. Rather, it appears to have encouraged greater discrimination against undocumented migrants...
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Demography (2016) 53 (5): 1429–1451.
Published: 13 September 2016
... confirm the argument that U.S. border militarization—a policy designed to deter undocumented migration—is instead disrupting transnational family life between Mexico and the United States and, in doing so, is creating a permanent population of undocumented migrants and their children in the United States...
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Demography (1992) 29 (2): 159–180.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Sherrie A. Kossoudji Abstract Border control and apprehension activity represents a major element of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Does apprehending an undocumented migrant deter remigration? If it does not, does it change future migration behavior? I explore these questions...
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Demography (1992) 29 (2): 139–157.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Katharine M. Donato; Jorge Durand; Douglas S. Massey Abstract This study uses a new source of data to assess the degree to which the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) deterred undocumented migration from Mexico to the United States. Data were collected from migrants interviewed in seven...
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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 1093–1095.
Published: 25 April 2013
...Douglas S. Massey 1 3 2013 25 4 2013 © Population Association of America 2013 2013 American Community Survey Undocumented Migrant Migratory Intention Immigration Reform Immigration Enforcement When it comes to studying unauthorized migration, there is no perfect...
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Demography (1995) 32 (2): 203–213.
Published: 01 May 1995
... ). Washington, DC : Urban Institute . Espenshade T.J. ( 1994 ). Does the Threat of Apprehension Deter Undocumented U.S. Immigration? . Population and Development Review , 20 , 871 – 92 . 10.2307/2137667 Espenshade, T.J., and D. Acevedo. 1995. “Migrant Cohort Size, Enforcement Effort...
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Demography (2022) 59 (3): 1071–1092.
Published: 01 June 2022
... of pioneer migrants in each of the four entry categories. We quickly discovered, however, that virtually all pioneer migrants (95%) departed either as temporary legal workers or undocumented migrants. The principal issue is whether the pioneers seeded an undocumented or legal temporary network, so we...
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Demography (1979) 16 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 August 1979
... to these estimates the annual net flow ranged from 82,300 to 232,400 persons. 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1979 1979 Current Population Survey Natural Increase Undocumented Immigrant Undocumented Migrant Mexican Origin References Coale Ansley J. , & Demeny...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 175–200.
Published: 13 January 2017
... to police the border and deport undocumented migrants (Massey and Riosmena 2010 ; Villarreal 2014 ), while the Mexican economy has had an irregular and overall middling performance (Weisbrot et al. 2014 ). Thus, despite the fact that contemporary Mexican migration is fueled by network processes that may...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2255–2279.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of apprehended migrants. We address these two inquiries by examining the effectiveness of increased border enforcement (through OS implementation) in curbing undocumented migrants’ intent to engage in repetitive unauthorized crossings. We then explore how OS might be affecting the treatment received by deportees...
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Demography (2015) 52 (6): 1853–1868.
Published: 18 September 2015
...: return migration patterns have been dramatically altered by militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border. Reyes ( 2001 ) and Massey et al. ( 2015 ) argued that this policy has created a bifurcated system in which undocumented migrants in the United States are now less likely to return to Mexico than...
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Demography (2003) 40 (3): 437–450.
Published: 01 August 2003
... on the Wages of Mexican Migrants . Social Science Quarterly , 74 , 523 – 41 . Espenshade T.J. ( 1995 ). Using INS Border Apprehension Data to Measure the Flow of Undocumented Migrants Crossing the U.S.-Mexico Frontier . International Migration Review , 29 , 545 – 65 . 10.2307/2546793...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2203–2228.
Published: 19 November 2014
... underrepresentation of undocumented migrants in U.S. data sources (Genoni et al. 2012 ). Finally, using the unemployment rate for Mexican-born men as a predictor of immigration also introduces the potential for reverse causation because a decrease in migration may result in the presence of fewer Mexican-born men...
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Demography (2020) 57 (5): 1597–1623.
Published: 10 September 2020
... to curb undocumented migration inflows partially depends on the extent to which Mexico controls transit flows originating from other Latin American countries. Using a DiD approach, I compare remigration intentions of migrants from the Northern Triangle in transit through Mexico to the United States...
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Demography (2001) 38 (3): 411–422.
Published: 01 August 2001
.... ( 1995 ). Unauthorized Immigration to the United States . American Review of Sociology , 21 , 195 – 216 . 10.1146/annurev.so.21.080195.001211 Espenshade , T.J. ( 1995 ). Using INS Border Apprehension Data to Measure the Flow of Undocumented Migrants Crossing the U.S.-Mexico Frontier...
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Demography (1996) 33 (3): 357–374.
Published: 01 August 1996
... ). Undocumented Migration from Mexico: Some Geographical Questions . Annals of the Association of American Geographers , 72 , 77 – 87 . 10.1111/j.1467-8306.1982.tb01384.x Jones R.C. ( 1982 ). Channelization of Undocumented Mexican Migrants to the U.S . Economic Geography , 58 , 156 – 76...
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Demography (2001) 38 (2): 187–200.
Published: 01 May 2001
... share have been women. Only 41% of legal Mexi- can immigrants were women in 1985, but by 1995 the figure had risen to 57%. Among undocumented migrants, Massey and Cerrutti (forthcoming) report that the percentage of fe- males has risen from 11% of those leaving Mexico during 1965 1959 to 28% among those...
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1897–1919.
Published: 09 May 2013
... undocumented immigrants were living, one could surmise that immigrants (particularly those arriving after 1981) were living in tense political times. Because of IRCA’s stringent policies toward undocumented migrants entering after 1981, it is hypothesized that pre-IRCA entrants who were ineligible...
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Demography (2015) 52 (6): 1825–1851.
Published: 15 October 2015
... described as a “benign” approach to immigration enforcement: undocumented migrants were usually allowed voluntary departure and simply returned to their home countries. However, enforcement strategies changed substantially after the 1996 Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigration Responsibility Act (IIRAIRA...
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Demography (2005) 42 (1): 131–152.
Published: 01 February 2005
... selected. Since resources are needed to migrate illegally-to pay the costs of hiring smug- glers or obtaining fake documents-undocumented migrants may, in some cases, be more positively selected than authorized immigrants who can be sponsored by relatives in the United States (Bray 1984). This scholarship...