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  • Embassy Co-Sponsors First Anti TIP Bike Rally

    Embassy Co-Sponsors First Anti TIP Bike Rally

    Mexico City, July 27, 2014 –The U.S. Embassy, along with the Colectivo Contra la Trata de Personas, and the Government of Mexico City co-sponsored a bicycle rally against human trafficking on Sunday, July 27 from 10:00am to 1:00pm in the DF.

  • Youth Forum in Monterrey

    First Youth Forum in Monterrey

    During the event, Joseph Pomper, Consul General of the United States in Monterrey, motivated the youth to continue working hard in their initiatives. Representatives of the State Social Development Secretariat, the State Under Secretariat of Crime Prevention, and the State Youth Institution also attended the event.

  • Mexican wins innovation award in Washington!

    Mexican wins innovation award in Washington!

    Dolores Correa, head of ICAM Group, was one of the four Latin American winners of the Innovation Contest Paths to Prosperity. Ambassador Wayne and Roberta Jacobson personaly congratulated Dolores, as well as the other three winners of the contest.

  • OPDAT Training Merida

    OPDAT Training Merida

    The Department of Justice’s Office of Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training (OPDAT) and the Mexican Office of the Attorney General (PGR) formally inaugurated its first two-week train the trainers course for specialized federal investigators on July 21 in a ceremony in Merida.

  • Summit of Leadership and Entrepreneurship

    Summit of Leadership and Entrepreneurship

    The summit was held from July 13 to 17 in the Universidad de las Americas in Puebla, and on July 18 in the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs in Mexico City. Seventy young women, between 15 and 23 years old, from 13 different states of Mexico, and from South Africa, Botswana, United States and Panama, participated in the event.

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  • Embassy Co-Sponsors First Anti TIP Bike Rally

    July 27, 2014 –The U.S. Embassy, along with the Colectivo Contra la Trata de Personas, and the Government of Mexico City co-sponsored a bicycle rally against human trafficking on Sunday, July 27 from 10:00am to 1:00pm in the DF.

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  • Fact Sheet: Visit of President Perez Molina of Guatemala, President Hernandez of Honduras, and President Sanchez Ceren of El Salvador

    On July 25, the President and Vice President hosted Presidents Otto Perez Molina of Guatemala, Juan Orlando Hernandez of Honduras, and Salvador Sanchez Ceren of El Salvador to discuss how the United States and Central American governments are cooperating to disrupt smuggling organizations and promote safe, legal, and orderly migration.  

  • Readout of President Obama’s Call to President Peña Nieto of Mexico

    Washington, D.C., July 24, 2014 - President Obama spoke by phone with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto in advance of his meeting with the Presidents of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. They followed up on earlier discussions on a coordinated policy addressing the influx of unaccompanied children coming from Central America, through Mexico, to the U.S.-Mexico border. 

  • The United States and Mexico sign statement of intent to strengthen produce safety

    Mexico City, July 24, 2014 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the government of Mexico’s National Service for Agro-Alimentary Public Health, Safety and Quality (SENASICA) and Federal Commission for the Protection from Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS) signed a statement of intent forming a partnership to promote the safety of fresh and minimally processed agricultural products.  

  • Innovation Challenge Mexican Finalists Announced

    Mexico City, July 22, 2014 – Two Mexican companies reached the final stage of the "Pathways to Prosperity" Innovation Challenge and have been named as two of the top twelve finalists. 

  • Counselor Shannon To Travel to Central America

    Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon, Counselor of the Department of State, will travel to San Salvador, El Salvador as well as San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa, Honduras, from July 22-24. 

  • OPDAT Training Merida

    Mexico City, July 22, 2014 – The Department of Justice’s Office of Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training (OPDAT) and the Mexican Office of the Attorney General (PGR) formally inaugurated its first two-week train the trainers course for specialized federal investigators on July 21 in a ceremony in Merida.  

  • ICE repatriates 2 Mexican murder suspects captured in Los Angeles area

    SAN DIEGO — Two Mexican nationals captured recently in Los Angeles, who are wanted on murder charges in their native country, were turned over Tuesday to Mexican law enforcement personnel at a San Diego-area border crossing by officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).  

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U.S. Embassy Mexico

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IMPORTANT: System Outage

  • The Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with our visa/passport system.  We are operating at a significantly reduced capacity and will be until we clear the document backlog.

    This issue is worldwide and is not specific to any particular country, citizenship document, or visa category.

    We are working urgently to correct the problem and expect our system to be fully operational again soon.  We will be posting updates to
    Travel.State.Gov as more information becomes available.

Secretary Kerry visits Mexico

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Premio Heberto Castillo 2014

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Jovenes en Accion

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Embassy Announcement

  • RENEWING A PASSPORT FOR A MINOR? 

    Take advantage of this special summer service and come to renew your child’s passport without an appointment! Simply come to the embassy  any day we are open (see our Consular Calendar) before August 28th, between 2-3 pm (ONLY), and you will NOT need to schedule an appointment! Keep in mind that passports take four weeks to receive, so please plan accordingly.Click here for complete details, including what documents are needed.

    RENEWING FOR AN ADULT?

    If you meet these requirements, you can drop off your renewal application at any time. We recommend you arrive between 11am and 2pm to avoid our busiest periods.

President Obama Visits Mexico

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Merida Initiative

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