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Questions regarding emigrating from, immigrating to and living in the United Mexican States

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Do I need my passport to go back to USA? I'm a citizen

I'm a citizen, born in TX, but my mom took me to Mexico and got me a birth certificate to live there. I was able to go back and foward right about high school, I came back to live in Mexico as a ...
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Has Mexico (+52) stopped using the 01/02/044/045 phone number dialing codes?

The Wiki page for Mexican phone numbers: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telephone_numbers_in_Mexico and the translation of this site linked from it: https://www.ift.org.mx/comunicacion-y-medios/...
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What is the procedure to buy a motorcycle in Mexico as Indian citizen?

I will be traveling to Mexico City some time around this year as a Indian citizen with work visa. I am planning to buy a new motor cycle for my commute and exploring in and around Mexico with the ...
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Driving Motorcycles in Mexico City with Indian License

I will be travelling to Mexico City in the near future by holding work visa. Since I have only Indian Motorcycles license is it possible to drive motorcycles with Indian Motorcycles license if not ...
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Child born to LPR father, non-LPR mother abroad (in Mexico), mother died at birth

My friend's child was born in Mexico some days ago, childs' mother died at birth. Father is Green Card holder, Russian citizen; mother was just Russian citizen, never applied for LPR in US. The child ...
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Short trip to Mexico and return to the US

I entered the US on the emergency visa waiver B2 as I travelled earlier than expected to the US, I am planning to come to Mexico and have a one-day trip and then return with my H1B on date (already ...
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Can my girlfriend cross the US / Mexican border if her child is a US citizen, during COVID

My girlfriend's child was born in the US, but my girlfriend is not a US citizen. The child is a minor. She does not have a current passport, but she does have a visa which allows her to cross normally....
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How can I help my now-naturalised mother bring her brother with a developmental disability into the United States?

Since this question was first written, my mother was a lawful permanent resident until the middle of this year, when she was successfully able to pass her civics test, so now she is a naturalised ...
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Mexico Permanent Residency requirements when minor turns 18

We have recently become permanent residents of Mexico (having lived here for the required 4 years as temporary residents). So recent, in fact, that we're still waiting on the new ID cards. We had one ...
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Is it advisable for a Mexican citizen to apply for a TN visa while being in Canada?

So the situation is that a company is interested on hiring me, as far as I can tell it is possible to apply for a TN visa while being legally in Canada (which is the situation), but I also heard that ...
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UK Citizen wanting to move to Mexico

I would like some advice: I am a UK Citizen/national wanting to move to Mexico. I would like to get a work or temporary residence visa but I am not eligible for either.(Financials) I can stay in ...
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Can a minor live abroad without parental consent?

I have two very abusive divorced parents. I am going to turn 17 and I am a citizen of the of the USA and Mexico. I have plans to move to Mexico City and I am not going to tell my parents, so basically ...
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Living in Mexico with soon-to-expire US passport

I am a US citizen living in Mexico. My passport will expire before I get back to the US. Must I make arrangements to return to the US to renew or do I have an extension on this?
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Mexican Wife in UK Registering to Vote for Mex Election July 2018

my wife is Mexican and lives with me in the UK on a Spousal Visa. She has not lived in the UK long (under 4 years) but would like to vote in the 2018 election in July this year. Can anyone tell me ...
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IMSS mandatory when working remotely from Mexico for a foreign company?

If I am employed (as a regular employee, not as a contractor) by a German, or generally by a foreign company, which does not have a subsidiary in Mexico, and work for them remotely while living in ...
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Legal status of telecommute work in Mexico (with a temporary resident status)

Is it officially allowed for a resident alien in Mexico (temporary resident, not allowed to work for Mexican companies) to provide services as a remote worker to the companies outside Mexico? I've ...
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How long can I drive in Mexico with a foreign-licensed car?

We plan to move to Mexico in May. My auto license plates expire in Jan. and I have an option to renew them for either 1 year or 2 years and they are kind of expensive. How long will I be able to ...
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What is needed for completion of Temporal renewal?

My wife & I moved to Mexico over a year ago. Our Temporal Visa was to expire on August 13 and we applied for (3 year) renewal on July 28. I just received an email on October 6th saying my ...
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I want to get my Mexican fiance permanent residency in the United States with drug conviction

I am a US citizen who met my Mexican born fiance in Texas 15 years ago. He was deported from the US 13 years ago after serving time in prison for a marijuana charge. He was told that he could reapply ...
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Are all modern TVs dual voltage? Moving from Asia to Mexico

I'm living in the Philippines right now. A month ago we moved to another house that does not have a TV included, so I was thinking of buying one. But we are planing to move to Mexico in a year, and it ...
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Can a foreigner register a car in Baja California (Norte)?

This is a follow-up to Buy/Register car in Mexico. The advice given in the answer to that question was to get a Mexico license, which I think was the correct advice, however we have been delayed in ...
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If I enter Mexico as a tourist, can I get a student visa while there?

I am a US citizen and will be studying abroad in Mexico for the academic year 2017-2018. School starts in August but the school has yet to send an acceptance letter which is needed to acquire a ...
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Is it possible to get a work permit in Mexico without a job offer?

There are a few jobs being offered here in Mexico City for fluent English speakers but they require a work permit. Is it possible to get a work permit here before I have a job offer?
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"Residente permanente" - any max period of use limitation?

As far as I know, the "residente temporal" status in Mexico has a limitation for how long you can use it - 4 years; after that you have to abandon it or apply for the "residente permanente" status. I ...
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Buy/Register car in Mexico

We are moving to Mexico soon from NZ (have temporary resident visa - Residencia Temporal) and are trying to determine the best way to acquire a car for use primarily in Mexico (occasional use in USA). ...
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Entering the US with car using J-visa

I am a Mexican J1-visa holder (PhD student) that studies in the US. I have been checking my options on buying a car to use in Northern California and it seems that the cheapest –– by a big margin –– ...
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I am an american and want to marry my Mexican fiance. He lives in Mexico, but has a tourist visa now. Does it matter where me marry?

I am an american living in Ca. My fiance lives in Mexico and is a Mexican citizen. He does have a tourist visa now, but we want to marry in the next 6 months. My question is this: Is there a benefit ...
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Remote international contract work - visa requirements

My family and I are looking to move to Mexico to do volunteer/charity work, and my current employer (in New Zealand) has asked if they could keep me on as a contractor/consultant to do work for them ...
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How do the legal systyems of Cuba, Costa Rica, Panama, and Ecuador compare to Mexico for retirees from the USA?

I saw in an online "slideshow" that 3 Central/South American countries are listed among the top 8 to retire to, namely Costa Rica, Panama, and Ecuador. Mexico is an old standby for many Americans, ...
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Moving my car to Tijuana, Mexico from the US

I am moving to Tijuana, Mexico from the US. I want to take my car with me. How do I deal with the registration? I would like to keep US tags on it.
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Traveling to Mexico while in the U.S. with H4 Visa and returning using Automatic Visa Revalidation

My Wife is here on a H4 Visa, I have a H-1B Visa, we are both Mexican citizens, I have a current stamped H1-B Visa valid till the end of this month(by the time Wife returns my own Visa will be expired ...
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What Visa do we need for Mexico as New Zealanders?

Our family (3 over 18, 4 under 18) is planning to move to Mexico to work long-term as volunteers setting up a church/mission/community work. We are New Zealand citizens. We will be part supported/...
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What Visa do we need for the USA as NZ citizens?

Our family (3 over 18, 4 under 18) is planning to move to Mexico to work long-term as volunteers setting up a church/mission/community work. We are New Zealand citizens. We will be part supported/...
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How to bring a cat from Mexico to United States on a flight?

I have US citizenship, my wife is a Mexican citizen working on her visa. She has a cat she can't live without and I am trying to figure out how to get it up here. Do I just talk to the airport and pay ...
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Can you cross at any border into Mexico after legalizing your car from the US? [closed]

Once you pick up your paperwork in the US to legalize a car in Mexico can you cross into mexico at any border?
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Passport expired while outside the US

My passport expired in early May of this year. My mother and I have lived down in Baja for about four years now so she can write her books. We make trips up to the states but not so many. I actively ...
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How can I expedite a Temporary Residency renewal in Mexico?

I'm a US Citizen with Mexican residency. I will be out of Mexico until June 1, then I have plans to leave the country again around July 1. My Temporary Residency visa (often referred to by the old ...
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How can I "legalize" my US car in Mexico?

I have a US-licensed vehicle, currently in Mexico, and with a temporary import permit (meaning as long as my residency status is valid, my car is also legal in Mexico). What must I do to legally ...
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In Mexico, what do the various colors of curbs mean with respect to parking zones? [closed]

In the US, I'm accustomed to never parking along a yellow or red curb. yellow meaning a freight loading/unloading zone and red meaning a fire or emergency-access zone. However, in Mexico I see a ...
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Is it possible to pay US Income tax, without paying state income tax?

This is a bit of a followup to my earlier question... I'm a US citizen, working for a US company, and paying US income taxes. I've switched my banking records and all to use my sister's address in ...
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What are the monetary advantages to registering with Mexican Social Security?

I'm a US Citizen, working for a US company which pays 100% of my health insurance costs with a US company. I'm living in Mexico, which has "Social Security", which offers access to the government ...
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How can I find an affordable first credit card in Mexico?

I'm a US Citizen, now living in Mexico. I would like to find an affordable Mexican credit card, but I have no Mexican credit. What are my options?
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As a US Citizen with Mexican residency status, where must I pay income tax?

I'm a US Citizen, but I have Mexican temporary residency status. I work remotely in Mexico for a US company, and I have been paying US income tax only. Under what circumstances should I pay taxes on ...
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