This article is based on data collected from live interviews conducted in Nezahualcoyotl, State of Mexico, between May and July 2012.

These are the findings of a research study made possible by a partnership between the organization ACORN International and the sponsor Clinton School of Public Service.

The author and researcher is a graduate candidate for the Master’s degree of Public Service at the Clinton School, and joined ACORN International for his International Public Service research Project.

This article contains passages from the author’s original report “The Socio-economic impact of US based remittances in Nezahualcoyotl”, and was compiled for publication at Social Policy Magazine.

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