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Get Here Sooner by Investing in a Mexican B&B

How do you escape the rat race, and give up working long days and dreaded commutes? Most people work hard all week and struggle to make ends meet, waiting all year for that one vacation in Mexico to get away and unwind. What if that vacation in Mexico was actually your life? Foreigners who are not financially ready to retire but are ready to enjoy life are investing in a rental property or home big enough to operate a B&B. Get a jump start on your retirement life while the rental income supplements your income. Expats living in Mexico are enjoying...

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Getting a CURP Number for Foreigners with Residency in Mexico

The CURP “Clave Única de Registro de Población” in English, Unique Population Registry Code is Mexico’s version of Social Security or Social Insurance number. The CURP is a unique identification number which is assigned to each person living in Mexico. You will have this same CURP number for life. If you are residing in Mexico and hold a Temporary Resident Card or Permanent Resident Card you will need to apply for your CURP; it is probably the easiest step of your immigration process, There is no added cost to receive the CURP. The CURP is required when you apply for...

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Avoid Vehicle Seizure and Fines by Legalizing Your Vehicle in Mexico

Legalizing your vehicle in Mexico can be a complicated process with changing rules and requirements of different Aduana (Customs) authorities and the so-called gray areas of the laws. MEXLAW will provide you with valuable information to help you make the decision whether or not to keep your foreign vehicle in Mexico. Many foreigners are unaware of the importation laws when they arrive. We can help you determine what type of import suits your needs and avoid unnecessary expenses in the future. TEMPORARY IMPORTATION Temporary Importation is a limited time permit. Once it expires, you must return your vehicle to your home country...

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What is Your Immigration Status in Mexico?

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According to a recent immigration census taken by the National Institute of Geography and Statistics and the US State Department one million Americans are living in Mexico and many do not have legal status. The census also reveals an increase since 2015 of 37.8% Americans overstaying their tourist permits, stating there were 673, 866 Americans living illegally in Mexico in 2015, and estimating the current numbers are at least 934,698. The majority of Americans residing in Mexico are retired and simply come on a tourist permit of 180-days, decide to stay but do not apply for their residency. It is easy...

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