DHS Acting Secretary Announces Extension of Border Restrictions
June 16, 2020
DHS Acting Secretary Chad Wolf announced that DHS will continue to limit non-essential travel at U.S. land ports of entry with Canada and Mexico due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and that DHS’s Canadian and Mexican counterparts agree with the need for this extension.
May 19, 2020
DHS Acting Secretary Chad Wolf announced that “Non-essential travel will not be permitted until this administration is convinced that doing so is safe and secure.” Advance copies of the notifications of temporary travel restrictions applicable to land ports of entry and ferries service note that restrictions along the U.S.-Canada border and the U.S.-Mexico border have been extended until 11:59 pm (ET), June 22, 2020.
April 20, 2020
DHS Acting Secretary Chad Wolf announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada “have each agreed to extend restrictions on non-essential travel across their shared borders for 30 additional days.”
- DHS Releases Fact Sheet on Measures on the Border to Limit the Further Spread of Coronavirus
- U.S. and Mexico Temporarily Restricting Non-Essential Travel Across the Southwest Border
- Temporary Restriction of Travelers Crossing the U.S.-Canada Land Border for Non-Essential Purposes
- Resource Center: 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)