Category: Border Crossing

Mariposa POE Expands Hours of Operations

MEXICO – The Mariposa Port of Entry (POE) is officially opening every Sunday for commerce starting January 31 This port is one of the largest border crossings for commercial trucks at the US- Mexico region “We see this as tremendous news for...

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A More Dynamic 2021 for the U.S.-Mexico Border

By Nancy J Gonzalez Even though the COVID-19 pandemic slowed down trade between the US and Mexico, manufacturers forecast a more dynamic 2021 This new dynamic will be driven by sectors strengthened during the pandemic such as the medical...

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Border wall reaches 450 miles

EL PASO – The Donald Trump administration’s border wall has completed the promised 450 miles at the the end of his term and more are expected, said Mark Morgan, Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) He said that in El Paso, 130...

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Curfew will not affect international bridges

EL PASO – Despite the fact that El Paso County will enter a curfew during Christmas and New Years, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that the application will be merely with local authorities, without affecting the agency’s...

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Mexico Consulate in San Diego offering free flu shots

SAN DIEGO — Mexico’s Consulate in San Diego is partnering with the County of San Diego and a non-profit called Champions for Health to offer free flu shots to anyone The consulate already provides free COVID-19 tests every Monday The flu...

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Terminating border-wall contracts would cost billions

McALLEN, TX — President-elect Joe Biden has promised his administration would not build any more border wall, but terminating the contracts could cost “billions” of dollars US Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan...

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Mexico and U.S. will maintain border closures until January

MEXICO – Mexico and the United States agreed to extend the closure of the border to non-essential travel until January 21, 2021, the Foreign Ministry reported "The restrictions will remain on the same terms as they have been since their...

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Nogales port of entry opening Sundays for commercial traffic

NOGALES – One of the largest border crossings for commercial trucks, the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales, is officially opening every Sunday for commerce starting January 31  “That’s huge news for Arizona, which has long been at a...

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San Ysidro Chamber Calls for Relief

SAN YSIDRO – Since March, US border officials have restricted non-essential travel at the US-Mexico border because of the coronavirus pandemic Now, the San Ysidro Chamber of Commerce is pushing to end the coronavirus-related crossing...

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Fiscal support on the northern border is extended

MEXICO – President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced that a decree will be signed to extend the application of fiscal support to the northern border until 2024 "We started this program in 2019, at the beginning of the government, and it...

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