Good Movie Review About The Other Side Of Immigration’
What does one speaker in the film mean by migration is not the problem? Do most Mexican immigrants want to stay in the US? In the film ‘The Other Side of Immigration’ one of the speakers says that migration is not the problem. The problem arises after the migrant workers arrive in the United States and there is no work. The lack of stable jobs and poor working conditions in Mexico leads to migration in search of jobs. Most of the Mexican immigrants want to stay in the United States.
Describe how undocumented immigrants create a fantasy for those Mexicans planning to immigrate. The undocumented immigrants in the United States create fantasy to their counterparts in Mexico who want to immigrate to the United States through the various ways. One of the methods is the remittances send back home. The individuals who want to immigrate see the money that the families of the immigrants receive and also want to immigrate so that they can help their families. Some of the Mexicans interviwed in the film confirm this concept of assisting their families back home
How does NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) play a part in the rural Mexicans’ inability to make a living? Be specific.NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) plays a part in the rural Mexicans’ inability to make a living in the policies that it has set. The interviewees in the film explain that some of the policies require that the country with the comparative advantage should be allowed to produce the products. The individuals in the rural Mexico cannot have jobs due to the low development in the area. This causes a lack of jobs to the individuals living in rural Mexico thereby reducing their abilities to make a living.
What is the significance of government not providing subsidies or revealing funding opportunities to the agricultural/pastoral communities?
The significance of government not providing subsidies to the agricultural or pastoral communities is that the ability of the communities to get the funding reduces their chances to contribute to the economy. If the government provides the subsidies and funding, then the funds could act as an economy catalyst.
One of the solutions to reduce undocumented immigrants is the creation of a guest worker program. The guest workers could save the money and return in the future. The improvement of Mexico’s economy would reduce the instances of immigration.