Foreigners entering Mexico must have a visa, if only for one stop

Bad news Foreign Visitors to Mexico. Ministry of Home Affairs (Sekob) and Ministry of External Affairs (SRE) said on Saturday They tightened visa requirements.

Through a joint statement, even if visitors from other countries don’t have Mexico as their destination, they definitely do Carry the relevant visaAccording to Article 37 of e, Immigration Act. Something like America does.

“(They must have this document) to be able to board any flight to Mexico before departing for their country of origin.”

And that’s the thing foreign people like Transportation through international airports Mexicans must hold a visitor visa without permission to carry out payment activities.

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— Foreign Affairs (@SRE_mx) October 21, 2023

On the contrary, They do not need a Mexican visa: Foreigners entering Mexican territory under the protection of immigration facilitation measures provided for in Article 26 of the Guidelines on Current Immigration Practices and Procedures:

to do) Persons who carry a document proving themselves Permanent residence in Canada, USA, Japan, Great Britain and Northern IrelandAny country forming the Schengen area, as well as member countries of the Pacific Alliance.

B) persons holding a valid and current visa for Canada, the United States of America, Japan, Great Britain and Northern Ireland or any of the countries that make up the Schengen area.

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Passengers at Terminal 1 of Benito Juárez International Airport after authorities suspended operations due to the activity of the Popocatépetl volcano (REUTERS/Raquel Cunha)

The move, announced by Mexico, will affect citizens of key countries Migrant evacuees In Latin America, Africa and Asia, it will take effect this Sunday, October 22.

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The imposition of visas has been part of an effort to stem the flow of immigrants to the U.S. for years, but despite notable declines, the number of immigrants has not stopped growing.

This news comes during the Mexican presidency. Andrés Manuel López Obrador, will meet with his colleagues in the south of the country Colombia, Cuba, Haiti, Honduras and Venezuela Preventive strategies should be sought Migration flow to the region.

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📸This Saturday, the President of Colombia (@infopresidencia), @PetrogustavoPalenque has come to our country to participate in the meeting “For Fraternal and Well-Being Neighbourhood” chaired by the President. @lopezobrador_ Tomorrow.

🇲🇽🤝🇨🇴#Diplomacy near you…

— Foreign Affairs (@SRE_mx) October 22, 2023

At the “Encuentro Palenque, a fraternal and well-being neighborhood” summit in Chiapas, delegates Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Panama and Ecuador.

The imposition of visas has been part of an effort to stem the flow of immigrants to the U.S. for years, but despite notable declines, the number of immigrants has not stopped growing.

So far this year, more than 420,000 people have crossed the Darien Forest, the irregular crossing that connects Colombia to Panama, and U.S. authorities have intercepted more than two million migrants in the past year.

The Palenque summit comes two weeks after a high-level meeting between US and Mexican officials.

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📸This Saturday, Secretary Luis Crescencio Sandoval @SEDENAMxRepresents the President @lopezobrador_received @DrArielHenry Prime Minister of Haiti@PrimatureHT), and his accompanying delegation, “for the Palenque meeting, for the fraternal neighborhood and…

— Foreign Affairs (@SRE_mx) October 22, 2023

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Washington resumed direct deportations to Cuba in April and to Venezuela this week. For her part, Mexican Foreign Minister Alicia Barcená told the Senate on Tuesday that deportations to Cuba and Honduras had already been intensified and would also be carried out to Venezuela, one of the reasons for her visit to Caracas on Monday.

According to their data, 60,000 Venezuelans entered Mexico in September, making it “impossible for us to do good governance,” Barcina added.

The United States did not invite Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and his Cuban counterpart, Miguel DĂ­az-Canel, who will visit Mexico on Sunday, to last year’s Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles. And LĂłpez Obrador did not attend as a sign of protest against their exclusion. Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega was also not invited to the meeting.

Nicaragua is not on the guest list mentioned by the Mexican government.

Esmond Harmon

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