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Can a U.S Permanent resident (green card holder) work In San Diego and live in Tijuana?

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Ecuador
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Is there any legal problem if I decide to move to tijuana but enter everyday to San Diego to work? I've seen a lot of americans doing that, but obviously they are U.S Citizens. I'll appreciate all the answers.

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Wales
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What would your status be in Mexico?


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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Ecuador
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I have no idea what the status might be in mexico. Here's the deal, Rent is super expensive in San Diego. I've heard of people that live in Tijuana cause rent is way cheaper. That's why I'm interested, again thanks for the help!

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Wales
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That should be your starting point. Mexico is usually considered to.have more restrictive Immigration rules than the US.


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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Argentina
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If you're out of the country for more than 6 months, your GC status is considered abandoned. However you'll be entering and exiting the US 5x a week. I would suggest you keep a PO box in the US by your work, and as Boiler suggested check with Mexico laws.

Residency could be complicated too. Another option is to rent a room near your work, in someone's home so you maintain residency and have a place to crash when you're working late, and to keep your main home in Mexico if the laws and finances allow.


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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Philippines
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Shouldn't be a problem. Mexicans do exactly what you're describing all the time. My ex-wife's brother(with a green card) did it and he never had any trouble. However, I wouldn't want to. The San Ysidro border crossing is the busiest in the world, with 2-3 hour waits in crazy traffic to cross back into the U.S. I hated just visiting TJ occasionally because of the return. I can't imagine doing it every day for work.

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Shouldn't be a problem. Mexicans do exactly what you're describing all the time. My ex-wife's brother(with a green card) did it and he never had any trouble. However, I wouldn't want to. The San Ysidro border crossing is the busiest in the world, with 2-3 hour waits in crazy traffic to cross back into the U.S. I hated just visiting TJ occasionally because of the return. I can't imagine doing it every day for work.

:huh2::huh2:

Green card holder OP wants to LIVE in mexico and cross over to US to work.

OP has to acquire legal residency in Mexico to do that.


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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Wales
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:huh2::huh2:

Green card holder OP wants to LIVE in mexico and cross over to US to work.

OP has to acquire legal residency in Mexico to do that.

You spotted the problem :secret:


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