Category: Border Crossing

Railroad blockade affects industry in Sonora: AMF

SONORA – The railroad blockade in Sonora has affected several industries, such as automotive, cement, steel, mining and agriculture, said the Mexican Association of Railways (AMF) The AMF reported that the blockades on the railroad tracks by...

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Border travel restrictions may be extended to August

MEXICO – Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that it has proposed extending restrictions on non-essential travel between Mexico and the United States until August The restrictions, which apply to the land border only and do not...

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Port to Plains to be built in Laredo, TX

LAREDO – The federal government authorized the "Port to Plains" project, which will boost trade and the economy of the Laredo border region, said business leaders and state legislators "In Laredo we are essential to the economy of the United...

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Nonessential Travel Restrictions Extended

The US-Mexico border will remain closed to nonessential travel until July 21 The Trump administration said it would extend existing restrictions on nonessential travel at land ports of entry with Canada and Mexico due to continued risks from the...

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Latin America opens up before it’s ready

Mexico’s failure to contain covid-19 shows why the region is now the centre of the pandemic The Economist On a spring afternoon in Mexicali, in northern Mexico, Erick Mercado pondered what was coming The private Hispanic American...

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USMCA will bring jobs and investment to border region

EL PASO — The US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) increases native content in the auto industry, incorporates rules for e-commerce and pharmaceuticals, opens Mexico’s energy sector and updates labor protections in the 1994 North American...

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Supreme Court declines to hear border wall challenge

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court is leaving in place a decision that rejected environmental groups’ challenge to sections of wall the Trump administration is building along the US border with Mexico The high court declined to hear an appeal...

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Immigrants, the engine of the U.S. economy

US – A new demographic study says immigrants are taking the jobs that US citizens don't want, according to data released by the Pew Research Center (PRC) The publication of the results reveals that 77% of those polled say that legal and...

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California’s Otay Mesa Port of Entry returns to normal 24/7 schedule

SAN DIEGO — US Customs and Border Protection officials are announcing that the Otay Mesa port of entry in San Diego County will begin operating 24 hours a day The change applies only to the passenger portion of the border crossing, there are...

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Border closure complicates U.S.-Mexico economy

LAREDO – After it was confirmed that the US-Mexico border, which has been closed to "non-essential" activities since March, will continue under these health security measures until July 22, local authorities recognized the economic impact on the...

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