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September 23, 2019

Mexico | Yearbook of Migration and Remittances 2019

It's a publication of CONAPO, BBVA Foundation and BBVA Research. It presents the most relevant data on migration, refuge and remittances worldwide and in Mexico. There is an emphasis on Latin American and the Caribbean, as well as on the flow of Central Americans traveling through Mexico and the migration actions of U.S.

August 1, 2019

Mexico | There are 1.65 million households that receive remittances, 4.7% of the total

27% of remittances-receiving households are in the two lower income deciles, and 12.7% in the two upper deciles. Households that received remittances have a consumption pattern very similar to the national average. 36.0% of the expenditure went to food, beverages and tobacco, and 18.6% in transportation and communication.

September 5, 2018

Mexico | Yearbook of migration and remittances 2018

The yearbook aims on the one hand, to introduce readers to the most significant current issues around migration in Mexico and the world at large; and on the other hand, to act as a source for consulting reliable statistical information for more specialized analyses.

September 8, 2017

Mexico | Is it the end of DACA for 800,000 Dreamers? 630,000 are Mexicans

The DHS will not be accepting new DACA applications and after 5 October there will be no further renewals. The underway initial and renewal requests will continue to be processed and will not be affected, and the current DACA benefits and work permits will be maintained until their expiration, which could be in up to 24 mon…

February 1, 2017

Mexico | Remittances to Mexico reach an all-time high of US$26.97 billion

In December 2016 remittances to Mexico amounted to US2,336.4 million, 6.2% more than in December 2015. Total remittances for 2016 reached an all-time high of US$26.97 billion, 8.8% more than in 2015 and surpassing the previous (2007) record of US$26.06 billion

April 1, 2016

Mexico | Remittances up by 13.6% in February 2016, reaching US$2,093.2 million

It seems that the strong appreciation of the dollar against the peso continues to act as an incentive for sending remittances to Mexico. Our estimates indicate that remittances will continue their pronounced upward trend at least for the remainder of the first quarter of this year

March 1, 2016

Mexico | Remittances began 2016 with 18.8% growth in January and an inflow of 1,932.2md

Remittances continue the upward trend of 2015, driven by the exchange rate and the growing employment trend in the U.S. In January, the dollar appreciated by 22.5% over the same month of the previous year, while the overall unemployment rate in the U.S. stood at a post-crisis low of 4.9%

February 2, 2016

Mexico | Remittances reached US$24.77 billion in 2015, 4.8% up on the previous year

The total inflow of remittances to Mexico grew by 4.8% in 2015 to US$24.77 billion. In December 2015 remittances fell by 2.1% compared with the same month of 2014, with a inflow of US$2.19 billion, bringing an end to a period of ten consecutive months of growth