One of the major propulsions for Mexicans to leave home is due to the violence of the current war on drugs occurring in Mexico. More than 40,000 people have been murdered in drug- related violence. Mexico’s Drug War is currently an internal seesaw of cartels competing for territory and trafficking routes to peddle drugs into the United States. This violence does not appear to being going anywhere due to corruption in the Mexican political system, and how lucrative of a trade it is, the cartels are es...
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