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I am married to a Mexican citizen. I am a US citizen. My first trip after getting married in September the immigration officer cut my stay from 180 days (the normal length) to 10 days. Is there a visa that I can obtain that will allow me to pass without issue? I don't want to reside there just yet, it will be 6 years before considering this as I will retire in that time. I am asking because I don't want the issue to arise that they deny me entry because I am married to a Mexican citizen but not living in Mexico. He will eventually (I hope) move here until I retire and then we will both go to live permanently in Mexico.

Thanks for any help.

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You both must notify to Mexican Migration Office about your marriage.

You can get a permission to travel and stay in Mexico. Is not permanent residence, is a permission to live and travel in Mexico.

Please contact Migration Office and explain your case showing your marriage certificate and passports.


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Mexican Attorney Graduated from National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL AUTONOMA DE MEXICO) LL.M (in progress) International Consultant since 1999. Who's Who Historical Society (U. S.) Member (Membership: 5509192). Business Administrator. Graduated from Metropolitan Autonomous University (at Mexico City) -UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA METROPOLITANA- Studies of Political Science at Autonomous University of Mexico City. (UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE LA CIUDAD DE MEXICO) Studies of Foreing Affairs at National Autonomous University of Mexico's Faculty of Political & Social Sciences. Attorney in Mexico City, Estado de Mexico, Hidalgo, Morelos, Queretaro, Michoacan, Puebla and other states.


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