Information notes and sources:

1. 2011 American Community Survey by the Pew Research Center.
2. Ortiz Burns, Maria; “Sports Opening Day: Latinos and Baseball – By the Numbers”; Fox News Latino, March 31, 2011.
3. Galindo, Carmen; “Mexico City Historic Center”; 2002
4. INS Records for 1930s Mexican Repatriations; US Department of Homeland Security, US Citizenship and Immigration Services, March 3, 2014.
5. US Army Center of Military History; August 13, 2013.
6. Medal of Honor Recipients 1979-2014; Congressional Research Service; compilation by author.
7. Mercado, Juan Pablo; “Re-envisioning the Mexican American Experience in World War II: A Local History of Sacramento & the Mexican American WWII Generation”; San Jose State University SJSU Scholar Works, Master’s Projects; May 1, 2011
8. Military Times Hall of Valor
9. Bradner, Eric; “Top Homeland Security official: ISIS hasn’t crossed border into U.S.”; CNN; October 8, 2014
10. “Joint inquiry into Intelligence Community Activities Before and After the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001”; US Senate; July 2003
11. Smarick, Kathleen, and Gary D. LaFree. “Border Crossings and Terrorism Attacks in the United States: Lessons for Protecting against Dangerous Entrants,” Final Report to the Office of University Programs, Science and Technology Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. College Park MD: START, 2012.
12. Martin, Phillip and Douglas Jackson-Smith; “Immigration and Farm Labor in the U.S.”; National Agricultural & Rural Development Policy Center: Policy Brief #4; May 2013
13. The Handbook of Texas, Texas Historical Association
14. Kim, Joon; “The Political Economy of the Mexican Farm Labor Program, 1942-64”; University of California; Fall 2004
15. Plumer, Brad; “Congress tried to fix immigration back in 1986. Why did it fail?”; The Washington Post; January 30, 2013

Downloadable documents

Congress of the United States, Congressional Budget Office; “The Impact of Unauthorized Immigrants on the Budgets of State and Local Governments”; December 2007 Download link.