We all know the generally leniency of the Mexican Customs but with phrases like “may be denied” it sounds contradictory in the sense that the US Embassy really doesn’t know and doesn’t want to be blamed if you are turned away at the boarder. It’s a shame as it causes unnecessary worry to those that want to come to Mexico.
“Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? [Yes]
The United States and Mexico entered a joint initiative March 21 restricting non-essential travel along the U.S.-Mexico land border to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Non-essential travel includes travel that is considered tourism or recreational in nature.
The restrictions are in place until at least September 21. Please see the Embassy’s fact sheet for more information.
Travelers entering Mexico by land from the United States may be denied admission if the purpose of their visit is considered non-essential.
Travelers should carry evidence of the essential nature of their visit and evidence of their resident status in Mexico, if applicable.”
Update regarding the Non-Essential travel extension from the Department of Homeland Security.
The travel restriction was negotiated and extended with Mexico, Canada and the US included.
What is most incredible is that the DHS website above links me to Twitter to provide the official release of the new extension. https://twitter.com/DHS_Wolf/status/1294272922559930370
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