Global Trends 2030

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SOURCE: International Futures Model

 

Nicaraguan Transoceanic Canal

Nicaragua has joined forces with a Chinese billionaire to construct a 173-mile, interocean canal that may cost more than $50 billion.

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Thinking differently about illegal immigration

Population Immigration  search in general: agricultural labor: Mexico | community-building: shelbyvillemultimedia | data: Migration Policy Institute | green card: roadmap | management system: www.immigrationtracker.com books, essays, films: Borderland NPR | Of Mice and Men Steinbeck | The Arrival Tan | The Real Story of the Superheroes Pinzón | Welcome | Welcome to Shelbyville Snyder Agriculture | Data | Economic | Education | Employees | HR | Issues | JobsInstead of spending billions on infrastructure to (a) keep people out, (b) catch them, (c) jail them, and (d) return them, our government should reallocate those billions towards incentivizing U.S. companies to invest in Mexico-based agricultural and manufacturing facilities that create good jobs in Mexico that bring profits back to America.

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Mexican migration to U.S. is declining

Manual labor for agriculture is getting harder and harder to find. For generations hard working immigrants from Mexico have come to US farms, nurseries and greenhouses to work, but that trend seems to be tapering off.  Shifting migration patterns have come to a point where migration from the US into Mexico is slightly higher than from Mexico into the US.

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