¡The retirees are coming!

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Tired of the immigration debate?

Patience, my friends. Very soon, many of those complaining about Mexicans taking over the U.S. will end up altogether moving out … to Mexico!

According to recent estimates by Mexico’s private sector, in less than a decade at least 20 million Americans will be living in Mexico, particularly in warm places such as the so-called Mayan Riviera (which by the way looks much more than the U.S. than Mexico, but that’s off the point.)

In a recent interview with Mexican news service Notimex, Roberto Velázquez García, president of real-estate firm Asesoría en Inversiones y Proyectos de Alta Tecnología, said in 10 years there will be approximately 60 million American retirees, out of which at least 20 million will be living in Mexico.

Only in 2008, 2 million Americans will set up home in Mexico, Velazquez said. “And this is only the beginning.”

I wonder how long it will take for these immigrants to take over the streets of San Miguel de Allende and Cancún, demanding better access to services in their language. (Oops… I forgot they already have that! Try finding a non-English speaker in Cancún or San Miguel).

I can only imagine a world of opportunities for Mexican entrepreneurs targeting American immigrants. Think Spanish Without Borders, tasteless, light, calorie-free beer, law firms specializing in injured Americans (How about 1-800-Margaret?), an all-English-language TV network and radio chain … endless possibilities! Perhaps, this is the work Mexicans have been waiting for to avoid crossing the border.

I’m telling you. It’s just a matter of time.

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