New Immigration Law in Mexico

December, 2012

On September 28th, 2012 a new Regulation of the Immigration Law of Mexico (the Regulation) was published in the Mexican Official Gazette and became effective on November 9th, 2012.
 
December 27th, 2012.
 
The regulations regarding the General Law of Population on migratory control, verification and regulation were annulled, including the Manual on Criteria and Migratory Procedures of the National Institute of Migration through which the present visa designations of Non Immigrant, Immigrant and Immigrated were defined. Anyone with a current visa (FM-2 or FM-3) can continue to use their current visa until the expiration date, at which point they will have to renew under one of the categories outlined below.
 
Please refer to the attachment or click here for additional information contact our experts:
 
Javier Lizardi, Partner: jlizardi@vwys.com.mx
Gabriela Negrete, Associate: gnegrete@vwys.com.mx

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