By Sarah Lynn Lopez
Lopez not just identifies a transparent correspondence among the move of remittances and the hot development increase in rural Mexico but additionally proposes that this development growth itself motivates migration and adjustments social and cultural lifestyles for migrants and their families. At an analogous time, migrants are altering the landscapes of towns within the usa: for instance, Chicago and la are domestic to constructions explicitly created as headquarters for Mexican staff from numerous Mexican states comparable to Jalisco, Michoacán, and Zacatecas. via cautious ethnographic and architectural research, and fieldwork on each side of the border, Lopez brings migrant hometowns to existence and positions them in the greater debates approximately immigration.
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The Remittance Landscape: Spaces of Migration in Rural Mexico and Urban USA by Sarah Lynn Lopez