The Evolving and Diversifying Nature of Migration to the U.S.-Mexico Border | migrationpolicy.org

Two significant migration shifts at the U.S.-Mexico border have been obscured by talk of walls and further border security: Mexicans no longer represent the top unauthorized crossers, replaced by Central Americans seeking protection, and flows are diversifying with increased arrivals of Cubans, Haitians, Asians, and Africans. This article sketches the evolving trends, which have key implications for U.S. and regional migration policy.

Source: The Evolving and Diversifying Nature of Migration to the U.S.-Mexico Border | migrationpolicy.org