Is Mexico Safe?

Discussion in 'Americas' started by Arte, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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  2. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Veronica on the right. You see her to pay for your boat ride. You are in Coahuila, vaquero.

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  3. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    There is a book about this crossing into Mexico

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  4. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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  5. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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  6. jimmex

    jimmex Guero con moto

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  7. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    I declare the Boquillas Crossing officially "open"

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  8. WeazyBuddha

    WeazyBuddha Carbon-Based Humanoid

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    :tb I haven't been to BB in years.

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  9. rockymountainoyster

    rockymountainoyster Been here awhile

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    What is that "thing" parked next to your motorcycle? Is that some kind of amphibious craft for the border crossing?
  10. rockymountainoyster

    rockymountainoyster Been here awhile

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    I think that he actually has "stringers" out in the field who make him seem like he is everywhere... kinda like Fox "News". Ya' just don't know who you can believe anymore.
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    WeazyBuddha Carbon-Based Humanoid

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  12. MikeMike

    MikeMike Long timer

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  13. Turkeycreek

    Turkeycreek Gringo Viejo

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    SR, The card will be my Mexican ID and no longer a visa. It will be similar to the elector card. I have not seen it yet so I don't know.

    I don't have to go back to immigration ever again and can now apply for Mexican citizenship if I desire. I have a line on a broker in Nogales. He imported 2 cars for my construction foreman. Just waiting to have the card in my hand and trying to figure out the new pollution inspection rules on the cars.
  14. MikeMike

    MikeMike Long timer

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    Even with the full on migrado status, you are obligated to inform migracion of change of civil status, home address, and place/type of work.
    The nice part is not having to pay anything nor go in every year!:clap
  15. going south

    going south hero & Zero...

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    Hey SR, you make it sound like thats a bad thing...:lol3

    Hey Turkey creek, I thought the Permanent resident ID, that I will have in November was only good for 10 years and then back to immigration?

    I am still trying to figure out what to do with my Gringo plated bike now that I can't extend my TVIP...
    Take it back out and then import it?
  16. Turkeycreek

    Turkeycreek Gringo Viejo

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    I'll import 2, my wife will import 1. Worried about my Triumph though, since it not of NAFTA origin. There are other ways though.

    I was in the US for the 1st time in 5 months 2 weeks a ago to ride the Rt666 loop through Alpine AZ. Culture shock.
  17. Turkeycreek

    Turkeycreek Gringo Viejo

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    We will either get Mexican citizenship or be dead in 10 years so it won't be a problem. It is a myth that you have to sing the Hymno Nacional to be sworn in. You do not loses US citizenship but you give up the right to call on the US consul to bail you out of trouble (which they don't do anyway)

    Going south - Import the bike, cleanest way. I have heard 2 stories.


    Story 1. The Mexican DMV types take your title but don't communicate with the state that issued it. This would mean that you can contact your state and get a duplicate title and have it registered in both countries if you want.

    Story 2 is that they send it to your state and you are done and you can't re-import the vehicle to the US.

    There are always 2 stories if not more in Mexico. Anyone have a definitive answer?
  18. pilot815

    pilot815 Long timer

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    My dad, RW66, imported his Triumph a couple years ago. Maybe he'll come along and enlighten us on the process, because I don't remember the details.

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  19. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan There, that's it

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  20. Turkeycreek

    Turkeycreek Gringo Viejo

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    I'm talking about the cars, a '97 ford Expedition and an '05 Chevy Suburban. They will be taxed between 8 and 16% from what I have been told. The Chevy was built in Mexico but I doubt the argument that I'm just repatriating a Mexican car and it shouldn't be taxed will fly. :D

    The '06 Triumph is the worry since one expat forum site said VINs that start with letters are a no go.

    In any case, I'm still waiting for my final docs before I can do anything. I'll report on the entire sorry mess.

    On another note, the Banjercito in Naco, open Thursday afternoon through Sunday, is an easy and pleasant place to get a TVIP. I think the agent's name is Adriana and she is usually the only one who works the office. Pleasant, efficient, speaks perfect English and is quite nice to look at.