Fact #1: Remittances to Mexico by State
Over $6 billion sent to Mexico from Texas in 2020.
Source: Dallas Fed
Fact #2: Number of Immigrants & their share of Total U.S. Population, 1850-2019
- 1970: 9,619,300
- 1980: 14,079,900
- 1990: 19,767,300
- 2000: 31,107,900
- 2010: 39,955,900
- 2019: 44,932,900
Source: Migration Policy Institute
Fact #3: Remittances to Mexico by Country
- 94.9% of remittances to Mexico came from the US in 2021.
- Mexico was the third largest recipient of remittances in the world.
- The total of remittances to Mexico in 2021 was $51.6 billion.
Source: Wilson Center
Fact #4: CBP Gang-Related Arrests, Fiscal Year 2021
- In Fiscal Year 2021, Border Patrol seized 192k pounds of meth coming across the
- There were 220 MS-13 members arrested by the Border Patrol in Fiscal Year 2021, far more than any other Mexican cartel.