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Travel Restrictions – Fact Sheet

Last updated: May 20, 2021 COVID-19 Related Travel Restrictions across the U.S. Borders with Canada and Mexico The United States will temporarily limit inbound land border crossings from Canada and Mexico to “essential travel”. This action does not prevent U.S. citizens from returning home. These restrictions are temporary and went into effect on March 21, ...
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COVID-19 Information for U.S. Citizens in Mexico

The U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Mexico would like to advise all U.S. citizens traveling to or living in Mexico to please refer to our COVID-19 Information page for the latest country-specific information and entry and exit requirements – https://mx.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/ (Original date: May 13, 2020)
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Status of U.S. Consular Operations in Mexico in Light of COVID-19

Updated: May 26, 2021  (Original date: May 28, 2020)  U.S. citizens in need of 24/7 emergency assistance should call 55-8526-2561 from Mexico or 1 (844) 528-6611 from the United States. Appointment availability is very limited due to physical distancing requirements in our offices and public waiting rooms. Each applicant requires their own appointment. The number ...
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Notice of Funding Opportunity-Public diplomacy small grants program in Nogales

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. CONSULATE GENERAL NOGALES PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION Notice of Funding Opportunity Funding Opportunity Title:  U.S. Consulate General Nogales Public Affairs Section Annual Program Statement Funding Opportunity Number:  PAS–TIJ-FY21-01 Deadline for Applications: June 21, 2021 CFDA Number:  19.040 – Public Diplomacy Programs Total Amount Available: $50,000.00 USD Minimum for Each Award $2,000.00 USD ...
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Weather Update – Mexico’s hurricane season is underway.

Location:  Mexico Event:  Mexico’s hurricane season is underway. The season formally runs until November 30, though historically most cyclones develop between July and October. Hurricanes and tropical storms can cause life-threatening flash flooding, dangerous winds, treacherous surf and rip currents, and other hazardous conditions. Torrential rains from these storms can cause flooding hundreds of miles ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Consulate General Nuevo Laredo (June 1, 2021)

Security Alert – U. S. Consulate General Nuevo Laredo (June 1, 2021)  Location: Multiple Locations, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico   Event: The U.S. Consulate is tracking reports of gunfire in several locations in Nuevo Laredo.  U.S. government personnel are advised to shelter in place until 6:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 2, 2021.   Actions to Take:    Seek secure shelter. Notify friends and family of your safety. ...
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U.S. citizens may directly return to the United States with certain expired U.S. passports.

(May 26, 2021) Location:  Mexico Event:  U.S. citizens may directly return to the United States with certain expired U.S. passports. If you are abroad and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States  until December 31, 2021 . You qualify for this exception if all ...
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