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  • Human Trafficking

    The world is not what is once was for our children and daily it seems as if the dangers grow.  Dangers are not limited to children although they are some of the most vulnerable.  Human Trafficking is an issue worldwide and unfortunately sex trafficking is an issue in our area.  In the State of Jalisco […]

  • New US passport design

    New US passport design. We are seeing these starting last month for passport renewals. Signature page also has holders photo. They will be phasing them in, also passport prices are going up $20.00US so expect to pay $130.00 dollars for renewals. Kids will pay $135.00 dollars for their 5 year passports, another good reason to […]

  • SAT (Mexican tax authority) to deactivate passwords for taxpayer login

    Per the 2021 Tax Regulations published in the DOF (Diario Oficial de la Federación), SAT (Mexican tax authority), as a protective measure to prevent fraud and identity theft will be deactivating the passwords of millions of taxpayers who are under the Regimen de Incorporacion Fiscal system (simplified system for small businesses).  This can affect your […]

  • Mexico updates its immigration forms for 2021

    Old forms are still valid and the new ones seems to be the current presidential administration updating the forms with their trademark color schemes. The forms are the Forma Migratoria Multiple (FMM) or “Tourist card”, the standard temporary and permanent visas and the FEM statistical form for Mexican nationals to fill out when flying out […]

  • Divorce, Mexican (Jalisco) style in 2021

    Going through the big D and I don´t mean Durango (Dallas)….???   With the lockdowns and closures, many are at wit´s end with their spouses. Here is the short and skinny and a general overview on divorce in Mexico in 2021. Documents needed for all divorces: – Birth certificates of each party. Those born outside Mexico […]

  • Bonos / Ayuda para Ciudadanos y Residentes USA por COVID 2020

    Tienes doble nacionalidad (USA y México) o la nacionalidad Americana? Aprovecha el programa de bonos de ayuda de $1,200 dólares (approx. $27,000 pesos) de Los Estados Unidos para los ciudadanos y residentes debido a COVID-19. Es un trámite rápido y no importa si vives en México. Para mayores de edad con número de seguro social. […]

  • BREAKING NEWS – IMMIGRATION UPDATES MAY 27, 2020

    BREAKING NEWS – IMMIGRATION UPDATES MAY 27, 2020 As we go to immigration almost daily in Chapala and Guadalajara, we try to make heads or tails out of the ever-changing policies. Daily we receive hundreds of calls, emails, whatsap, instant messages, PMs, etc. Everybody wants to know what to do, how to comply with the […]