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  • Agency for International Development

    Administers U.S. foreign economic and humanitarian assistance in four areas: population and health; broad-based economic growth; environment; and democracy. 

  • Agricultural Trade Office

    We carry out a variety of trade services geared to helping first time and seasoned U. S. exporters sell and promote their products into the Mexican market. 

  • Animal Plant Health Inspection

    APHIS’ mission in Mexico is to facilitate trade between Mexico and the United States while preventing the spread of exotic pests and diseases of plants and animals and to participate in cooperative efforts to control or eradicate pests of concern to Mexico and American agriculture. 

  • Battle Monuments Commission

    Operates and maintains the Mexico City National Cemetery, founded in 1851 to inter the remains of U.S. military personnel who gave their lives in service during the Mexican-American War. 

  • Benjamin Franklin Library

    The Library features a collection focused on U.S. politics, economics, and society. In addition, clients may call in specific reference questions or visit the library to do research. The library is open to the public. 

  • Citizenship and Immigration Services

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the federal agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States. We are a component of the Department of Homeland Security. 

  • Commercial Service

    Develops, produces, markets, and manages an effective line of services geared to the marketing needs of U.S. exporters. 

  • Consular Affairs

    The Consular Section provides assistance to American citizens and issues visas to Mexican citizens. Visas »

  • Customs and Border Protection

    The CBP ensures that all goods and persons entering and exiting the United States do so in accordance with all United States laws and regulations.  

  • Defense Attache

    Consists of the Army, Navy, and Coast Guard attaches. Works with Mexican military organizations. 

  • Defense Coordination (ODC)

    Manages all US Department of Defense Security Assistance programs in Mexico; provides training opportunities for military personnel and technical support for the military.  

  • Department of Justice - International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (DOJ/ICITAP)

    ICITAP works with foreign governments to develop professional and transparent law enforcement institutions that protect human rights, combat corruption, and reduce the threat of transnational crime and terrorism.  

  • Department of Justice - Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training (DOJ/OPDAT)

    OPDAT's mission is to assist prosecutors and judicial personnel in foreign countries to develop and sustain effective criminal justice institutions.  

  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

    The lead federal agency in enforcing U.S. narcotics and controlled substances law and regulations. 

  • Economic and Environment, Science, Technology and Health Section (ESTH).

    The Economic and ESTH Section is responsible for analyzing and reporting on economic, business, labor, environmental, scientific, technological and health developments in Mexico, as well as safeguarding and promoting U.S. interests in those areas. The section also advocates on behalf of U.S. businesses and identifies and eliminates barriers to market access for U.S. companies.  

  • Food and Drug Administration

    FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation made available to the American public.  

  • Foreign Agricultural Service

    Responsible for USDA’s overseas market information and trade policy activities, including analysis of supply and demand conditions, trade trends, and market access issues. 

  • Human Resources

    Responsible for administering the personnel functions of the Embassy. The Embassy in Mexico may hire American citizens and Mexican citizens, within the limitations set forth in U.S. government regulations.  

  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement

    The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of International Affairs (OIA) is the largest international investigative component within in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The mission of OIA is to protect the United States of America by enhancing national security to prevent terrorist attacks. In furtherance of this goal, OIA conducts and coordinates international investigations involving transnational criminal organizations responsible for the illegal movement of people, goods, money and technology into and out of the United States.  

  • Narcotics Affairs Section

    The Narcotics Affairs Section (NAS) is the U.S. Embassy’s coordinator for all projects under the $1.6 billion Merida Initiative. NAS provides Merida-funded equipment, technical assistance, and capacity building for Mexican law enforcement and judicial personnel. NAS also works with Mexican government and civil society partners to reduce drug demand and promote a culture of lawfulness. Under the Ambassador's leadership, NAS receives program guidance, support and funding from the Department of State's Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL).  

  • Offices of U.S. States in Mexico

    State offices have the common objective of supporting the business sectors of their respective states in exporting to the Mexican market. State offices generally offer a variety of services, including the initiation, expansion or optimization of exports of products or services produced in their states. 

  • Peace Corps

    Peace Corps is a U.S. Government program established to promote cooperation and friendship between the American people and those of other countries. Peace Corps invites qualified American citizens to spend two years living in their host country while working in specific areas of technical and economic development to contribute to the country's socio-economic development, thus creating lasting bonds of friendship and goodwill. 

  • Political Section

    The Political Section works with the Mexican government and other partners to strengthen the U.S.-Mexico bilateral relationship. It analyzes and reports on political developments to keep U.S. policy makers informed on events and conditions in Mexico.  

  • Public Affairs

    The Office of Public Affairs handles all press, cultural, information, and educational programs of the U.S. government in Mexico in order to build greater understanding of an appreciation for the United States and its policies.  

  • Regional Technical Aid Center

    Provides textbooks and other educational materials, primarily in Spanish, at low costs to the university community in Latin America. 

 

The Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) investigates potential criminal violations of the Internal Revenue Code and related financial crimes such as money laundering, currency violations, and narcotics related financial crimes.


The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Department of the Treasury administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions based on US foreign policy and national security goals against targeted foreign countries and regimes, terrorists, international narcotics traffickers, those engaged in activities related to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and other threats to the national security, foreign policy or economy of the United States.

  • United States Marshals Service (USMS)

    The U.S. Marshals Service primary function in Mexico is to work with the Government of Mexico in locating and apprehending fugitives wanted in the United States. 

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