How to legally enter the US after the end of

How to legally enter the US after the end of Title 42 and the resurgence of Title 8 México

A new and tougher phase has begun for millions of people migrating there USA. The end of the health emergency and the Title 42 – Rules by which the government specifically expelled those who had entered its territory illegally – have created new provisions for those seeking asylum in the country.

After the first minute of this May 12 and after three years of relegation, the validity of the expires title 8 with Customs and Border Protection having the power to prosecute anyone violating entry requirements into US soil. In other words, vetoes and jail terms have returned to deportation processes.

As a border, Mexico is the main land route through which migrants seek to enter the United States. Countless people pass through its territory, mainly from Central and South America, but of course also from the compatriots themselves. However, there are several entry options for both Mexicans and Central and South Americans legally to the American Union.

According to US regulations, Mexican citizens are subject to the main entry requirement is to have one Visas. This document is a standard set unilaterally by the government of each country and depends on the visitor’s citizenship to know if it is necessary to have it.

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In the case of Mexico yes, and there are different types such as transit, work, temporary jobfrom tourist, as a student, as a diplomat, as a journalist, as a married couple, among others. However, the issuance of a visa alone does not entitle you to enter the destination country, as the final determination is made by the customs authorities.

A visa can also be issued rejected for various reasons, e.g. B. Criminal record, illegal employment in the US, incomplete documentation or suspicious behavior. Each procedure, due to the nature of its purpose, has individual specifications that can be consulted in Spanish government portal.

“In the United States, more than 40 million people can trace their roots back to Mexico. (…) We understand what a visa means for those going to the US to study, reunite with family, or invest. “We work very hard every day to ensure that these procedures are as fast and agile as possible,” explains the US ambassador. Ken Salazar on the Embassy’s official website.

One of the most well-known documents is the so-called Green Card, which allows people to reside and work permanently in the United States. However, a prior nonimmigrant visa (business or tourist) is required to access it.

There are also procedures for regular entry into the United States for humanitarian reasons. Options include applications for sanctuary (remaining outside the US and showing that you are being persecuted in your country of origin) and asylum (fear of returning to your country of origin, a state within the US, or a third country).

At the end of March last year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported on this increase in visa costs for Mexicans as a necessity to cover the costs of providing consular services. The new prices will come into effect on 30th May.

“The Department of State is committed to making it easier for both immigrants and nonimmigrants to legally travel to the United States. (…) Work and tourist visas are essential for foreign policy by President Biden, and we recognize the fundamental role that international travel plays in the American economy,” reads the official text.

  • B-1/B-2 visa for children under 15: $15 (approximately 264 Mexican pesos).
  • Tourist or business visa B1/B2, F, M, J student visas or Border Crossing Cards (BCC): The price will increase from $160 to $185 (approximately 3,256 Mexican pesos).
  • Work visas such as H, L, O, P, Q and R categories: They cost between 190 and 205 dollars (about 3,608 Mexican pesos).
  • H-2 visafor temporary workers: $190 (about 3,334 Mexican pesos).
  • E-1/E-2 visa for traders and investors: The price will increase from 205 to 315 dollars (approximately 5,544 Mexican pesos).
  • K-1 Fiancé Visa: $265 (approximately 4,000 664 Mexican pesos).

Prices are calculated according to the exchange rate of May 13, 2023 (17.60 pesos per dollar).

Ebrrad pointed out that there had been no clashes between Mexican authorities and the migrants in the past few hours.

This was reported by Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard There were no confrontations with migrants no violent situations The US is doing its bitas they have offered 360,000 permits to those completing their documented process via the CBP One application and other open positions 100,000 for Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, However, the permits granted have already been granted and they will no longer apply to the recommendation not to travel to Mexico but to seek asylum in their own countries of origin.

“To reiterate that people are often deceived, unfortunately, families what they have been told they will stay is wrong, that when you arrive you will stay because there is no more Title 42 because the US authorities are.” Tell us about the measures they take in a different sense, if you do it through documentary means, yes, on the application, if you enter through regular ways, it’s more difficult, and they will probably lead you back,” he concluded on the subject.

He also recalled that last Friday, the 2023 border security law was passed. “This bill was passed by 219 votes in favor of 435 members of the House of Representatives, creating a sort of safe third country, that isThat all people entering the United States across the southern border will be returned to Mexico without restrictionWouldn’t it even take an agreement with Mexico to classify the Mexican cartels as foreign terrorist organizations because they insist that the problem they face with fentanyl cannot really be stopped but is the responsibility of organizations that are Mexico (…) and another series of measures, for example, that can be