Mexican immigration to Minnesota

Come and learn about Mexican Immigration

Push and pull factors of Mexico

Mexico is a poor country with issue dealing with the government and drug cartels. They believe they can come to America and make a better life for themselves and their families.

Ravenstein's Laws of Migration

One of Ravenstein's laws of migration states that most people move from rural to urban.

A law that doesn't apply is most migrants only move short distances because these people move a long distance from where they used to live to big cities

Locations and jobs

Most Hispanic Americans are living in the Minneapolis/ Saint Paul area.


Most Hispanics in Minnesota are working construction jobs or low wage service jobs.

Challenges for Hispanics in Minnesota

Most kids that move from Mexico to Minnesota don't have the motivation to stay in school and usually come to Minnesota and go strait to work.

Mexican immigration map

This is a map of Mexican immigration