United States Customs and Border Protection agents inspect an automobile as commuters queue to cross the Mexican border towards the US at the Otay commercial crossing port in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico on July 7. Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty ImagesThe United States has actually confirmed the US and Mexico and the United States and Canada will extend shared border limitations through Sept. 21, according to a tweet from Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf.”We continue to deal with our Canadian and Mexican partners to slow the spread of #COVID 19. Accordingly, we have agreed to extend the limitation of non-essential travel at our shared land ports of entry through September 21,” Wolfs tweet read. Mexicos Foreign Ministry likewise tweeted about the extension previously Friday saying, “After reviewing the spread of COVID-19, Mexico proposed to the United States the extension for another month of non-essential land travel restrictions at the typical border.” Some context: The statement marks the most recent extension of limitations on inessential travel after limits were initially put in location in late March. The limitations have actually remained in location given that March 21 and forbid non-essential travel. Essential travel includes people taking a trip for medical purposes, going to school or taken part in trade, like truck motorists, to name a few, according to a regulation notice published in late July. Some travelers are still allowed to cross, including, but not restricted to, citizens returning house, those crossing for education or medical factors, and those taken part in legal cross-border trade. Countless people cross the US-Mexico border daily for work, school and other activities. The US outmatches other nations in coronavirus cases, including Mexico and Canada, which have at least 505,751 and 123,194 cases, respectively, according to Johns Hopkins University information.


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