Number of Mexican migrants in US shrinking

Trump's anti-immigration policies have led to more returning to Mexico than making the journey to the US.

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    The number of Mexican migrants in the United States is slowly shrinking.

    A combination of long-term tough migration policies and increased border security has meant more people are returning home than are making the journey to the US.

    Some analysts also believe that a slowly improving economy and more opportunities in Mexico are contributing to this.

     

    Al Jazeera's John Holman has more from the rural, migration-dependent state of Oaxaca.


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