Reverse Migration Rocks Mexico's Economy, Government

by Benjamin Domenech on 7:56 am March 2, 2009

Every Saturday for nearly four years, Elena Trujillo has gone to the local department store in Morelia, Michoacán, to pick up money wired home by her 34-year-old son, Ángel. This 59-year-old mother of three is one of the between 16 and 35 million Mexicans who depend on remittances from relatives in the United States to boost their incomes.

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