Mexico City is in central Mexico and was founded in 1325 by the Aztecs. (“Меxico City history”). It has become one of the glorious city for migrants from all over the world. Lots of people move there for a better quality of life and jobs. As Mexico City is the capital of Mexico and one of the financial, industrial and commercial centers in North America. Some of migrants are escaping low salaries and poor healthcare. This essay seeks to evaluate the positive and negative impacts of migration in Mexico City. Research begins by evaluating the economic factors of Migration it will then proceed to investigate the social factors. In the process it is highlighted that the impacts of migration are balanced.
The first argument is that migrants have positive and negative impacts for economy of Mexico City. The city’s GDP is about 21.8% of the Gross Domestic Product of the country. Therefore Mexico City is the richest city in all of Latin America, with GDP per head of $25,258. (“Mexico city metropolitan area”) According to the information below we can see that the economy of Mexico City is in high level. Therefore, some people move to Mexico City to avoid unemployment and misery. However, some migrants from other countries have a negative impact on the economic system. They increase the level of unemployment numbers for dwellers, as migrants create rivalry on the labor market and occupy jobs of residents. It would reason for uprising of residents. Also, there are a lot of illegal migrants that can have a bad affect for economy. The reason for this is that they don’t pay taxes and levies.
It is officially stated that in 2013, the unemployment rate is 4.8 %. ("Economic Outlook”) From this information we can say that migrants have a positive influence to Mexico City. Because, many migrants from other countries can be businessmen. They set up and establish factories, offices, and so they can help to decrease unemployment and to develop industry of Mexico City. Even when jobs are created, in many instances they are not sufficient as I was saying that immigrants occupy jobs...