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My wife only has AP/EAD card combo, no Greencard yet.

I want to fly to Cancun for a few days next month

Anybody done this without greencard?

Or do I have to get her a Tourist Visa to Mexico

I hate to give the corrupt Mexican Govt any money.....

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Yea kinda figured that might be the case.......

I came across this really awesome site awhile back...you just input what country you want to travel to, the citizenship of the person traveling, and what country they live in. I have it linked to your question in particular.

https://mexico.visahq.com/requirements/Philippines/resident-United_States/

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If she has any kind of US Visa she can enter Mexico without getting a Mexican tourist Visa as long as she's arriving from the United States. Last year my wife and I traveled to Mexico with her US Working Visa (I think that's what you call it) and we did not have a problems entering Mexico or coming back to the United States.

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If she has any kind of US Visa she can enter Mexico without getting a Mexican tourist Visa as long as she's arriving from the United States. Last year my wife and I traveled to Mexico with her US Working Visa (I think that's what you call it) and we did not have a problems entering Mexico or coming back to the United States.

IR-2 = would receive a green card immediately, no issue entering Mexico or Canada with a green card in had.

EAD/AP not so easy.


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My wife had an H1B Visa at the time and she had no problem traveling to Cancun and back with it. She absolutely loved Cancun. So much that we went back this year.

Can I ask what she used at the border from both sides US/Mexico to allow entry?


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Adjustment of Status

AOS March 5, 2014 Submitted AOS with EAD/AP package to Chicago USICS

Delivered March 8, 2014 AOS packaged delivered to USCIS drop box

Accepted March 19, 2014 Text message with receipt numbers

Biometrics April 16, 2014 Biometrics completed

EAD May 23, 2014 Employment Authorization Document approved and went to card production

TD May 23, 2014 Travel Document approved and went for card production

Receipt EAD/AP May 30, 2014 Received combo card EAD/AP

Green Card Approved July 11, 2014 Approved, no interview. Went to card production.

Green Card received July 17, 2014 GC received without interview

Removal of Conditions

Mailed I-751 Dec 16, 2015 Submitted ROC (removal of conditions)

Received Dec 18, 2015 USPS notification of successful delivery

Check Cashed Dec 21, 2015 Check was cashed

NOA-1 Issued Dec 21, 2015 NOA-1 for ROC issued

NOA-1 Issued Dec 26, 2015 NOA-1 Received

Biometrics Appt. Jan 29, 2016 Biometrics Appointment Scheduled [Completed]

 

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Starting May 1st, 2010, all foreigners, regardless of their nationality, visiting Mexico as tourists, transmigrate or for business matters will not need a visa for Mexico as long as they hold a valid US visa and arrive in Mexico from the United States.

Mexico tourist visa is required for citizens of Philippines. Mmmm, sounds to me they are talking out of both sides of their mouth OR is it saying that if you are a citizen of the Philippines you cannot enter Mexico FROM the Philippines without a Mexico tourist visa BUT if you are coming from the US and have a US visa in your passport you are allowed into Mexico if you travel across the US boarder with Mexico?


Spoiler

Adjustment of Status

AOS March 5, 2014 Submitted AOS with EAD/AP package to Chicago USICS

Delivered March 8, 2014 AOS packaged delivered to USCIS drop box

Accepted March 19, 2014 Text message with receipt numbers

Biometrics April 16, 2014 Biometrics completed

EAD May 23, 2014 Employment Authorization Document approved and went to card production

TD May 23, 2014 Travel Document approved and went for card production

Receipt EAD/AP May 30, 2014 Received combo card EAD/AP

Green Card Approved July 11, 2014 Approved, no interview. Went to card production.

Green Card received July 17, 2014 GC received without interview

Removal of Conditions

Mailed I-751 Dec 16, 2015 Submitted ROC (removal of conditions)

Received Dec 18, 2015 USPS notification of successful delivery

Check Cashed Dec 21, 2015 Check was cashed

NOA-1 Issued Dec 21, 2015 NOA-1 for ROC issued

NOA-1 Issued Dec 26, 2015 NOA-1 Received

Biometrics Appt. Jan 29, 2016 Biometrics Appointment Scheduled [Completed]

 

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If you have a valid U.S. visa you can enter from the U.S. no matter your nationality. You cannot enter from any other country, unless you have a visa issued from Mexico. I don't know the reasoning except coming from the U.S. they know the US government has already vetted and accepted the person into the country and I guess they assume the person will go back to the U.S.

Click yes on the permanent resident thing and see how is changes for people with green cards. I use this when I travel with my foreigner friends who have green cards but not citizenship.

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Starting May 1st, 2010, all foreigners, regardless of their nationality, visiting Mexico as tourists, transmigrate or for business matters will not need a visa for Mexico as long as they hold a valid US visa and arrive in Mexico from the United States.

Mexico tourist visa is required for citizens of Philippines. Mmmm, sounds to me they are talking out of both sides of their mouth OR is it saying that if you are a citizen of the Philippines you cannot enter Mexico FROM the Philippines without a Mexico tourist visa BUT if you are coming from the US and have a US visa in your passport you are allowed into Mexico if you travel across the US boarder with Mexico?

Greenbaum. All my wife needed was her H1B US Visa and her Filipino passport. No issues whatsoever entering Mexico or the United States.

You're right. If the flight come in from United States into Mexico they don't need a Mexican Tourist Visa (just any US Visa). However, If they're flying in from the Philippines, they do.

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Greenbaum. All my wife needed was her H1B US Visa and her Filipino passport. No issues whatsoever entering Mexico or the United States.

You're right. If the flight come in from United States into Mexico they don't need a Mexican Tourist Visa (just any US Visa). However, If they're flying in from the Philippines, they do.

Great to know. Thanks for the info.


Spoiler

Adjustment of Status

AOS March 5, 2014 Submitted AOS with EAD/AP package to Chicago USICS

Delivered March 8, 2014 AOS packaged delivered to USCIS drop box

Accepted March 19, 2014 Text message with receipt numbers

Biometrics April 16, 2014 Biometrics completed

EAD May 23, 2014 Employment Authorization Document approved and went to card production

TD May 23, 2014 Travel Document approved and went for card production

Receipt EAD/AP May 30, 2014 Received combo card EAD/AP

Green Card Approved July 11, 2014 Approved, no interview. Went to card production.

Green Card received July 17, 2014 GC received without interview

Removal of Conditions

Mailed I-751 Dec 16, 2015 Submitted ROC (removal of conditions)

Received Dec 18, 2015 USPS notification of successful delivery

Check Cashed Dec 21, 2015 Check was cashed

NOA-1 Issued Dec 21, 2015 NOA-1 for ROC issued

NOA-1 Issued Dec 26, 2015 NOA-1 Received

Biometrics Appt. Jan 29, 2016 Biometrics Appointment Scheduled [Completed]

 

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