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This was in part due to resentment over the success of Chinese merchants and also fear of competition from Chinese workers willing to work for less pay. A massacre of over 300 Chinese in Torreón, Coahuila, which was carried out by a faction of Pancho Villa’s army.
It culminated in mass deportations in the 1930s, when nearly 70% of the country's Chinese and Chinese-Mexican population was deported or otherwise expelled from the country.
The legal case resulted in the expulsion of the Asians from the city center, limit on their numbers to twelve and prohibition on adopting Asian apprentices.
Examples exist of chinos proving their standing to authorities in order to carry arms; such as the 1654 case of Marcos de Villanueva, arguing that his people helped quell a sangley rebellion in Manila.
To do so, they were baptized into the Catholic faith, adopting a Christian name in the process.
As had occurred with a large portion of Mexico's black population, over generations the Asian populace was absorbed into the general Mestizo population.
Also on these voyages, thousands of Asian individuals (mostly males) were brought to Mexico as slaves and were called chinos or indios chinos, which meant Chinese.
Although in reality they were of diverse origins, including Japanese, Koreans, Malays, Filipinos, Javanese, Cambodians, Timorese, and people from Bengal, India, Ceylon, Makassar, Tidore, Terenate, and China.
For Mexicans of West Asian descent see Arab Mexican, History of the Jews in Mexico, and Turks in Mexico.
Depiction of the Parián market in Mexico City's Zócalo, ca. In the colonial Philippines, parián districts were Chinese merchant neighborhoods and the name was given to important markets in colonial Mexico that sold the products brought by the Galleons.