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usmc4669
03-17-04, 01:57 PM
Americans (as well as the rest of the world) are becoming more comfortable with Mexico. As the relationships between the North American countries grow closer, more Americans than ever before are considering a move to Mexico, whether it be for retirement, to start a business, look for work or just to travel. One of the key factors that comes into play when most people consider moving to another country is how many of their fellow countrymen are already there. For all of our professed desire for independence, when push comes to shove, most of us really want to be in relatively close proximity to some people who are similar to us.

It is often said that more Americans live in Mexico than in any other country. Several documents published by the U.S. Department of State say that, "More than 500,000 Americans currently reside in Mexico". This same figure is often quoted in travel articles written for newspapers and magazines. Travel and retirement guides quote similar numbers.

Anyone know for sure just how many Americans lives in Mexico?

Super Dave
03-17-04, 02:22 PM
I don't live there, but I have been drunk in Cancun MANY MANY times!!

greybeard
03-18-04, 09:39 PM
How many Mexican citizens illegally living in the US?

jfreas
03-18-04, 09:56 PM
At least two

jfreas
03-18-04, 09:59 PM
Well maybe three. When we had the Olympics in LA Mexico didn't send anyone, cause anyone who could swimm, run or jump was already here.