I’m a mexican get me outta here

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I’m a mexican get me outta here

  1. 1. I’m a Mexican…Get me outta here! SDME practice
  2. 2. Group SDME activity • Produce a short presentation / argument / poster to include: causes of the migration, geographical factors, comparing viewpoints, how migration is managed at present, which scenario is most sustainable to manage this migration change long term. You have 3 scenarios to choose from for decision: • a) Situation remains the same. USA to allow same quota each year • b) Cut all legal migration into USA from Mexico for 1 year • c) Increase migration quota from Mexico for skilled workers only. Reduce unskilled migration.
  3. 3. 16 mark SDME essay Scenario: In 2013, the US government was under increasing pressure from the local population to reduce immigration from Mexico to the USA. More than 11% of Mexico’s native population lives abroad, making it the country with the most emigrants in the world. 143’000 Mexican migrants were issued legal immigrant visas / green cards to the USA in 2012. A total of 1million green cards were issued in the USA to any foreigners in 2012. However, tensions exist and the national government must consider the most sustainable solution. Task: Consider and choose which option you think would be the most sustainable way to manage migration into the USA. In your answer you should: - State your chosen option - Explain why you think your option is more sustainable than each of the other options - Explain any disadvantages of your chosen option - Consider different stakeholder points of view on the subject a) Situation remains the same. USA to allow same number of green cards each year. c) Increase migration quota from Mexico for skilled workers only. Reduce unskilled migration. b) Cut all legal migration into USA from Mexico for 1 year. Tighten the border controls.

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