Category: Border Crossing

H-2A Visa Requirements Eased

US – US agriculture employers can now hire agricultural laborers faster Recently, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), along with the support of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), announced a temporary final rule changing...

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Border Economy Slow Recovery From Pandemic

By Nancy J Gonzalez Even though the supply chains around the globe are restoring little by little, the economic effects the Coronavirus pandemic left in the communities are here to stay At the US-Mexico border the economic recovery is...

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Customs in Ciudad Juarez opts for online procedures

CIUDAD JUAREZ – In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, foreign trade operations were forced to strengthen not only their prevention and hygiene measures, but also to adapt and use Internet-based procedures to speed up their processes, explained...

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Northern States Top Social Mobility in Mexico

MEXICO – Poverty in Mexico is a growing social problem But social mobility follows a different pattern in each region, making it more difficult for some to overcome poverty A Mexican born in Nuevo Leon, Chihuahua, or Baja California has a...

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Non-essential Travel Restricted at the U.S.-Mexico Border

The long lines at the land Ports of Entry at the US-Mexico border are now almost empty The Trump administration has restricted all non-essential travel across its border with Mexico The measure was taken to avoid the spread of Coronavirus and will...

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Coronavirus Pandemic Disturbs the Supply Chain at the U.S.-Mexico Border

The Coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic is not only disrupting people’s lives, but is also having a negative impact on the manufacturing sites supply chain at the US-Mexico border Maquiladoras rely on Chinese products and components to manufacture...

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Officials Propose Cross-Border Trolley

BAJA CALIFORNIA – Baja California Secretary of Tourism Oscar Escobedo has proposed repurposing Tijuana’s unused cargo railroad tracks into a cross-border trolley system that links up with San Diego’s Blue Line trolley at the US- Mexico border...

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Canacintra qualifies Texas’ reopening of businesses as a positive thing

CIUDAD JUAREZ – The National Chamber of the Transformation Industry (Canacintra) in Ciudad Juarez, qualified as positive that the state of Texas is preparing for a gradual reopening of businesses "It's a very good thing that means that their...

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A massive new rail yard for Texas

Union Pacific Railroad recently began construction of its Brazos Yard in Robertson County, Texas The US$550 million rail yard represents the largest capital investment in a single facility in the company’s 155-year history, the company...

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Arizona architects group opposes border wall spending

ARIZONA - A group of architects in Arizona said they believe it would not be wise to spend billions of dollars on a border wall as President Donald Trump is proposing The Arizona chapter of the American Institute of Architects recently passed a...

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