Spring 2010 | Online Exclusives

The Untold Story of Mexican Migration

Words and Photographs By Josh Meltzer
My Fulbright project in Mexico centered on migration within the country. It perhaps has had a larger impact on Mexicans than the better publicized story of immigration to the U.S. Just as America rapidly became urbanized in the earlyRELATED ARTICLE "Carving New Pathways with Photojournalism Students" - Josh Meltzer 20th century, Mexicans are moving from rural regions to large Mexican cities at increasing rates. Though much of what the cities offer—electricity, running water and education—is good, families often discover that moving to urban areas can be difficult and dangerous, especially for children.


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1 Comment on The Untold Story of Mexican Migration
Gabriel Sama says:
March 16, 2010 at 1:37pm
Beautiful pictures and great topic. Congrats!
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