New Immigration Rules for Mexico

New Immigration Rules for Mexico The new Migration Law (Ley de Migración) was published on May 25th, 2011. It couldn’t be in effect because this law only managed general concepts and principles about the migration phenomenon in Mexico, the specific procedures where meant to be Read More

Where are the Regulations for the Current Mexican Immigration Law?

*UPDATE. 10/12/12. The content of this article might not be updated. As of September 28th, 2012, the new Regulations of the Migration Law where published. You can find an updated article in the following link: The Mexican Federal Government’s compromise Read More

Permanent Resident: The New “Inmigrado” Visa In Mexican Immigration

This is part three of a series of articles on the Mexican “Ley de Migración” which was published on May 25th, 2011. This piece deals with the classification of PERMANENT RESIDENT and also with the provisional articles of the law Read More

FM2 or FM3? In Mexico, Temporary Resident visas replace them both…

Immigration Reforms This is part two of my series on new Mexican Migratory Law; it deals with the figure of TEMPORARY RESIDENT.  The previous article dealt with the figure of VISITOR and the following article will deal with the figure of PERMANENT Read More

The New Tourist Card in Mexican Immigration Law

On May 25th, 2011, Mexico published its new migratory law (Ley de Migración) in response to glaring human rights violations, but as well as the human rights protections, the new law also includes some changes that affect expat foreigners.  The Read More