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  • Starting November 3, 2014, most Immigrant Visas currently processed at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City will be transferred to the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez. The last day of operations for the Immigrant Visa section at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City is October 17, 2014. Please note, international adoption cases under the Hague Convention will continue to be processed at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City.

    Effective immediately, all Immigrant Visa applicants residing in Mexico City and Estado de Mexico should visit the Panel Physician clinic located in Mexico City for their medical examinations prior to their Immigrant Visa appointment in Ciudad Juarez.

    We understand and apologize for any inconvenience this change may cause. For more information regarding your Immigrant Visa application or how this change will affect your process please visit the following link:

    To contact the U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juarez or U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services about your case, please visit this webpage:

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    We ask that you arrive for your appointment at the Embassy no earlier than 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment time.  Applicants are allowed in at the time of their appointment ONLY.  In addition, we ask that you do not bring family members who do not have an appointment.  Due to space constraints, there is limited space to wait in front of the Embassy and you are not permitted to block public sidewalks, streets, and throughways. 

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  • It is possible to use the Global Entry Program with visas other than your tourist visa, for example a TN or L visa. To do so, you must visit a Global Entry enrollment center to have your new visa associated with your Global Entry profile. The same is true if your original visa enrolled with Global Entry expires or is  changed for any reason. If you do not use the correct visa for your purpose of travel, you will have immigration problems, which could include having your Global Entry membership cancelled. For example, if you enter on Global Entry with your B1/B2 visa for TN work, but did not register or do not have a valid TN visa. For further questions on which visas can and cannot be used with global entry, please see the following address: