The US government will open a file The land border with Mexico and Canada in the history of November still To be confirmed and will require travelers who wish to enter the test The White House on Tuesday announced the vaccination with a full schedule.
The date will coincide with the date the United States requests the test Vaccination for international travelers arriving by air Lifting entry restrictions from the European Union (EU), the Kingdom Kingdom, Brazil and China, a measure already announced in September.
In addition, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that The procedures will also apply to the ferry’s sea entrances.
The land borders with Mexico and Canada have since been closed March 2020, coinciding with the outbreak of the epidemic and still Deceive Donald Trump de President.
The plan to open that land border will consist of two phases. The first will become effective in November and will require proof of vaccination For trips that are considered “non-essential”, such as tourism or visits.
The second will be in January 2022, when the vaccination will be tested It will be mandatory for all travelers.
“This step-by-step approach will provide enough time for Essential travelers, such as truck drivers and others, are vaccinated, which allows He said in a phone call with A senior official at the White House.
Therefore, this system will work at legal entry points that “any alien attempting to enter the United States in Irregular (…) will be subject to border restrictions, including Another official confirmed.
The White House and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The CDC is still working on identifying documents Proof of vaccination status will be required.
On the other hand, the officials made it clear, although they haven’t done so yet Make a final decision, most likely all vaccinations Authorized by the World Health Organization (WHO) Accepted To enter, although not approved in the United States, as in AstraZeneca case. The CDC has already announced that this will be the case for arrivals Airlines.
It is also still being studied whether they will accept people who They got two different types of vaccinations in their full schedule, It is a practice that has been used, for example, in Canada.
Border officers will be responsible for verifying documents time of entry into the United States.