56% of Mexicans think the government should increase border controls against illegal immigration in the Mexico – Gutemala border; while only 10% believes security should not be tighter.
The National Migration Survey, conducted by the Applied Research and Opinion Division of the Institute of Legal Research of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), revealed that 40% of Mexicans feel that the rights of foreigners are somehow respected.
A total of 1,200 people aged over 15 participated in the survey, that also revealed that 64% of the participants think that the U.S. discriminates Mexicans significantly, while only 30.5% say the votes of abroad strengthen democracy.
Also, 45% of the people expressed they would like to live abroad, being the U.S. their first option as desired destination; followed by Canada, France, Spain, Brazil, Germany and Argentina.
When questioned about foreigners living in Mexico, 45.4% stated they contribute to national economy, while 24.6% said that they take jobs away from Mexican nationals, 14.4% declared that they contribute to insecurity and 20.5% concluded foreigners should pay more taxes than Mexicans.
Source: El Universal
more recommended stories
Chetumal, the youngest state capital in Mexico
o the south of the state.
Dolphin Discovery Isla Mujeres “partners” with UN in global event
As part of the environmental education.
Diver reported for damaging the ecosystem in Cozumel reef
Through social networks, a diving service.
New luxury and PR strategy for Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen
Luxury strategy and public relations agency.
Tulum’s “Art With Me” Festival instantly becomes a world class event (FORBES.com)
Sunbathing on the beach in Tulum,.
Beautiful Costa Mujeres needs to be at the top of your travel bucket list
For many, a Mexican getaway consists.
Despite safety and security concerns, Cancun remains # 1 tourist destination in Latinamerica
Cancun maintained its position as the.
600 new police for Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum Quintana Roo
According to riviera-maya-news.com, approximately 600 new.
Teen jogger who accidentally crossed U.S. border from Canada is detained for two weeks
A teenager out for a beachside.
Grand Finale of the 2018 Merida Initiative National Mock Trial Competition for Mexican Law Students
Mexico City, 21 June, 2018 –.