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Sun May 19, 2019, 02:34 PM

The little-noticed surge across the U.S.-Mexico border: It's Americans heading south

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Mexico — Spanish friars brought the faith to this colonial city in Mexico’s central highlands.

The silver barons of the 18th century built its mansions.

Now comes the pickleball invasion.

It started with just a few American retirees. These days, two dozen players fill the courts at the municipal sports center most mornings, swinging paddles at plastic balls. There are so many clubs in Mexico dedicated to the U.S. sport that a tournament was held here last year.

“It was a madhouse,” said Victor Guzmán, a 67-year-old entrepreneur from Charlotte who helped pull the event together.

President Trump regularly assails the flow of migrants crossing the Mexican border into the United States. Less noticed has been the surge of people heading in the opposite direction.

Mexico’s statistics institute estimated this month that the U.S.-born population in this country has reached 799,000 — a roughly fourfold increase since 1990. And that is probably an undercount. The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City estimates the real number at 1.5 million or more.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/the-little-noticed-surge-across-the-us-mexico-border-its-americans-heading-south/2019/05/18/7988421e-6c28-11e9-bbe7-1c798fb80536_story.html?utm_term=.35f006def068&wpisrc=al_trending_now__alert-world--alert-national&wpmk=1

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Sun May 19, 2019, 04:06 PM

1. might be adding two more....

one last adventure remains...Mexico, Hawaii or Key West....we shall see...

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Sun May 19, 2019, 06:31 PM

2. Soon Mexico will be paying for a wall

to keep US out!

Maybe tRump was right after all. "Who'll pay for the wall?

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