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Vice Presidential Visit Alert-MEXICO

Nogales, Mexico

Updated on 9 April 2019

The Situation:

Vice President Mike Pence plans to visit the U.S. Border Patrol Station in Nogales on

Thursday, 11 April, for a briefing by Customs and Border Protection agents and also to tour the border wall.

Possible Effects:

  • Longer border-crossing wait times

  • Increased security personnel presence

  • Increased traffic or blocked roads

Mitigating Factors to Apply:

  • Allow extra time to travel to/from the airport, supplier, and accommodations

  • Heed instructions from local law enforcement and government authorities

  • Monitor local news and social media for updates

  • Enroll in the Safe Traveler program (STEP) to receive warnings from the U.S. Embassy


Nogales CBP Twitter Page - Link

CBP Border Wait Times - Link

DISCLAIMER and Hold Harmless

Disclaimer: LSDS gathers information from multiple sources and offers insight and perspective to travelers. Sources cannot be validated for accuracy in every instance. Travelers assume all risk associated with their travel and are responsible for the decisions associated with travel and for their own safety. Users of this reference document agree, to hold harmless LSDS (LLC) its employees and clients associated with any risk or injury incurred during travel.


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