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US, Canada and Mexico Restrict Non-Essential Cross-Border Traffic

20 Mar

On Friday, March 20, 2020, the governments of the United States, Canada and Mexico announced joint initiatives to restrict non-essential cross-border traffic.
The US-Canada and US-Mexico borders will be closed to non-essential traffic effective Saturday, March 21, 2020, for a 30-day period.  Non-essential traffic includes traffic for tourism or recreational purposes.  The restrictions do not apply to travel for work or to the movement of goods and services.
Foster will continue to monitor government closures and other action related to COVID-19 and will provide additional updates on the immigration-related impacts of COVID-19 via our firm’s website at