The U.S.-Mexico border will reopen to land traffic for non-essential travelers in early November, Mexico’s Foreign Minister Marcel Ebrard said Friday, following more than a year of closure due to COVID-19 restrictions.
“Last night, Secretary Mayorkas confirmed to me that normal activities will resume in the first days of November,” Ebrard said in a statement Friday.
“Land and air travel to the United States will be allowed for vaccinated individuals,” he added.
The ability to travel across the U.S.-Mexico border will depend on vaccination, which is why “in addition, of course, to saving the lives of Mexicans, the President has emphasized accelerating the vaccination process,” Ebrard said.
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas also announced on Tuesday the upcoming reopenings of both the Canadian and Mexican borders in November for travelers fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with appropriate documentation. Read more…