Economic integration and labor flows: stage migration in farm labor markets in Mexico and the United States.

@article{Zabin1995EconomicIA,
  title={Economic integration and labor flows: stage migration in farm labor markets in Mexico and the United States.},
  author={C Zabin and Steve G. Hughes},
  journal={The International migration review},
  year={1995},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={395-422}
}
"This article examines the probable effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on migration from Mexico to the United States, disputing the view that expansion of jobs in Mexico could rapidly reduce undocumented migration. To the extent that NAFTA causes Mexican export agriculture to expand, migration to the United States will increase rather than decrease in the short run. Data collected in both California and the Mexican State of Baja California show that indigenous migrants… CONTINUE READING

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