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  • New Rules for Work Visa Renewal (July 2015)

    New Rules for Work Visa Renewal (July 2015) Last month, June 2015, immigration circulated an internal update to their offices with changes to how they would treat renewals for people who have work permits. There was no change in the current immigration law or its regulations. This change was made at the whim of higher-ups […]

  • New SRE DNN3 Form fill in (llenable)

    SRE has updated their request form that is required to be used when you want to be a Mexican citizen. They do not want the form hand written and want it typed. I made it a pdf fill in form you can fill in your details and then print copies. Yes, there is a little […]

  • Top 10 tax agency abusive practices

    Top 10 tax agency abusive practices On May 14, 2015 PRODECON (Procuraduria de la Defensa del Contribuyente) [Tax Ombudsman’s Office] issued bulletin number 007/2015 which outlined the top 10 bad practices of SAT, the federal tax authority to alert taxpayers about these abusive practices and that they violate their rights. The top 10 are 1.- […]

  • Same Sex Marriage Recognition in Mexican Probate cases

    Same Sex Marriage Recognition in Mexican Probate cases The issue of same sex marriages has been controversial around the world and no more so than here in Mexico. While the Mexican Supreme Court has stated that people of the same sex have the right to marry, and certain states have eliminated verbiage in their civil […]

  • New IMSS Fees 2015 – 2016

    New IMSS Fees 2015 – 2016 Fees change each year in February, the fees for 2015 to 2016 are as follows for people who only have medical insurance (afiliacion voluntaria) 0 to 19 years old $1,900 pesos 20 to 29 years old $2,250 pesos 30 to 39 years old $2,400 pesos 40 to 49 years […]

  • Guns and self defense at home (Jalisco law)

    Guns and self defense at home (Jalisco law) With burglaries and home invasions on the rise and the intruders being armed and some killing people found at home, here are some tips to make your being a victim more pleasant and not find yourself in jail next to the people who broke in. The following […]

  • Car Importation Update December 2014

    Car Importation Update December 2014 With all the rumor and speculation out there, I thought I would share information that SAT has just published regarding vehicle importations. This is information that SAT is promoting and might put to rest some of the speculation going around verbally and on web boards. SAT provides the following link […]

  • New Vehicle Temporary Importation Manual

    New Vehicle Temporary Importation Manual SAT released the latest version of their Vehicle Importation Manual the end of November, 2014, two years after the prior one was released in September, 2012. The new manual can be found here: http://www.sat.gob.mx/aduanas/vehiculos/internacion_temporal/Documents/ManualInt-ImpTmpVeh.pdf The new manual lists the immigration statuses and maximum periods that they can have vehicles imported […]

  • HUGE Changes today to Mexican immigration law

    HUGE Changes today to Mexican immigration law These changes apply to visas issued at Mexican consulates outside Mexico. I am assuming that there will be a publication soon applicable to people renewing within Mexico to harmonize the new lower financial requirements. Reduced income requirements for temporary residence, new income / asset requirements: Balances in bank […]