Posts Tagged: immigration

El Chaparral border crossing directions – Something to Declare (FMM tourist permits and customs)

***For more Baja driving directions, please see*** In 2012 a new border crossing called “El Chaparral” opened for visitors crossing at San Ysidro from the U.S. to Mexico. The new crossing features new and more lanes and a new customs area. The current entrance to the lanes is only temporary until the I-5 on the U.S…. Read more »

Temporary and Permanent Resident Visas

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            In November 2012, new immigration laws took effect that changed the names and processes for Mexican resident visas. The terms FM2 and FM3 have been replaced with the terms Residente Temporal (temporary resident) and Residente Permanente (permanent resident). For new visas, the process must be started in the U.S. at… Read more »