Acting U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan announced today that travel restrictions on the United States’ shared borders with Canada and Mexico have been extended through October 21, 2020.
Restrictions on non-essential travel at land border ports of entry have been extended through Oct. 21. @CBP is committed to slowing the spread of #COVID19 while keeping essential trade and travel flowing. pic.twitter.com/xSofqrU3Gh— CBP Mark Morgan (@CBPMarkMorgan) September 18, 2020
These restrictions are for nonessential travel while essential travel includes people traveling for medical purposes, attending school, or engaged in trade, like truck drivers, among others. Thousands of people cross the US-Mexico border daily for work, school, and other activities.
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