The History of Mexican Immigration to America includes important dates and events in the history of Mexico that contributed to the push and pull factors which led to mass immigration from Mexico. Famous historical events include the Mexican-American War, WW1 and WW2 and the Bracero Program.
Between 1820 – 2000 Mexican Immigration to America totaled 6 million. According to the US Bureau of the Census of 2011, a total of 31,789,483 Americans claimed to be solely or partially of Mexican descent. Mexican-Americans made a significant impact on the culture of Americans and the history of the United States as can be seen in the following timeline detailing these immigrants to America.