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Mexican Expats Invest Back Home
World Vision Report

Father Marcos Linares, priest and entrepreneur, tends to two very different kinds of flocks in Atacheo, Mexico.

Father Marcos Linares, priest and entrepreneur, tends to two very different kinds of flocks in Atacheo, Mexico.

This story originally aired on World Vision Report.

MICHOACAN, MEXICO — The money sent home by Mexicans working abroad — mostly in the United States — is Mexico’s second largest source of income. Now some towns are investing those dollars to create infrastructure, jobs and financial security back home. Father Marcos Linares, a Catholic priest, is creating a future for his small town in Mexico by encouraging both residents and expatriates to invest in their community.

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