Mexicans come to the United States primarily to escape problems in their native country, which includes a stagnant economy, high levels of crime, political corruption and widespread drug use. Mexicans enter the U.S. ever... More »

The first German immigrants came to America to avoid the Thirty Years' war in Germany, which started in 1618 A.D. due to religious conflict between Protestants and Catholics. It is estimated that somewhere between 65,000... More »

The colonists came to America in the 16th and 17th centuries for several reasons, particularly practical motivations that related to their homeland, such as overpopulation, religious persecution and poverty. For these re... More »

Permission to enter the United States will depend on the type of crime and how long ago it was, but most minor issues, such as one driving under the influence charge, will likely not impact someone looking to come to the... More » Government & Politics Immigration

Since 1996, immigration law no longer uses the term "deportation," but instead uses the term "removal." According to official statistics from the website of the Department of Homeland Security the total number of Mexican... More »

Availability of food supplies, drug problems, education, unemployment, crime levels and healthcare are all examples of social conditions. When populations benefit from favorable conditional factors, the overall quality o... More »

Approximately 507,767 Mexicans crossed the border legally in 2015 according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The same year the Department of Homeland Security apprehended 267,885 Mexicans who were trying to cross t... More »