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Applying for Mexican citizenship just got a whole lot harder

After over two years of halting applications for foreigners to naturalize, Mexico's Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores is once again taking applications.

Court sets limits for ‘racist’ immigration checkpoints in Mexico

Mexican immigration agents can no longer conduct stop-and-search operations on buses and highways after the Supreme Court ruled that such checks are racist, discriminatory,...

Thousands of undocumented Russians attempt to cross the Mexico-US border as...

A new group of would-be migrants is attempting to cross the border by any means necessary — Russians.

Haitian migrants set up camp outside immigration offices in Chetumal

Approximately 100 Haitian migrants have set up camp outside the offices of Mexico's immigration authority in Chetumal. 

The long history of Mexico’s melting pot

Immigration in Mexico is more than complex than Aztecs marrying bearded Conquistadors.

Stranded 3 years in Yucatán, Alejandra Juarez will be home for...

A woman who gained national attention after being forced to leave the United States nearly three years ago will reunite with her family in...

In the spirit of friendship, “Korean Greetingman” makes his way to...

Mérida on Monday received the sculpture known as "Greetingman" as a gesture of friendship from the Republic of South Korea.  The statue of a bowing...

Guide to obtaining your visa as an expat in Yucatán

Are you thinking of moving to Yucatán, or any other part of Mexico, in the foreseeable future? If so, you’ll probably already know that...

Remittances recover as more dollars are sent to Yucatan

After a 20% drop in the second quarter of this year compared to 2019 — due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic —...

Travel restrictions keep Canadian couple from enjoying new life in Cancun

Alex and Alejandra Grecu were supposed to be enjoying their new life in Cancun. Instead, the Canadian couple has spent months stranded in an...

For Brit expats in the Brexit era, Mexico is an option

Could the Brexit mess across the Atlantic bring more British expats to Mexico? It's possible, writes Emigrate, which advises British retirees on living abroad....

‘Cabecitas Blancas’ program will reunite Yucatecan families in the U.S.

Rafael Chimal Hau still remembers his four sons and daughters, whom he has not seen for 25 years.  In his mind, he still sees them...

In 6 months, U.S. deports nearly 300 immigrants to Yucatan

The Mexican government reported 297 people — 285 men and 12 women — were forced to return to Yucatan in the first half of...

Vigil at Merida consulate demands the U.S. ‘close the camps’

Merida, Yucatan — Dozens of protesters gathered on the sidewalk across from the U.S. Consulate with signs to protest conditions in immigrant detention facilities — or...

Guatamala border rattled by Mexico’s armed crackdown

“This industry maintains the tricycles, the raft operators, the taxis, buses, everyone lives off of this. What happens if it’s gone? Forget it. Everyone would be poor.”

Merida prepares for migrants from Central America

Merida, Yucatan — The city is preparing for Central American migrants blocked from entering the United States. The municipal director of social development, José Luis...

Canada becomes the ‘American dream’ for refugees from Mexico

Shifting politics in both Canada and the U.S. bring more migrants to the Great White North.

Migration of U.S. citizens into Mexico becoming a ‘cultural phenomenon’

Put them all together, and the flow of migrants from the United States to Mexico is probably larger than the flow of Mexicans to the United States, writes the Post.

No miracles for family broken apart by deportation

Only prayer is what an Ohio woman says keeps her going after being separated from her husband, a Mexican national. "My faith is the only...

Merida, home of more and more foreigners and out-of-staters

Yucatan's population of non-Yucatecans will top 70,000 people by 2020.

‘Deportee Wives Club’: Following undocumented husbands to Merida

A U.S. television show sent a correspondent to Merida to talk to a group of American women who settled there because their husbands were deported.

Yucatan remittances in 2018 could reach 4 billion pesos

Despite harsh immigration policies, remittances that Yucatecan migrants send back home are growing. This year the total flowing from the United States is expected to reach almost US$200 million,...

Incoming Mexico gov’t denies deal to host U.S. asylum-seekers

Mexico does not plan to assume the role of "safe third country" for migrants seeking asylum in the U.S., according to a new report.

Gay, transgender members of caravan stick together for safety

For LGBTQ people in the caravan, danger comes not only from the gangs who prey on migrants, but from their fellow travelers as well.
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