Go Missions to Mexico
For Re-entry into the U.S.
There has been quite a bit of confusion regarding when Passports will be needed for re-entry into the U.S.A. Here's the latest clarification on this issue:
U.S. Department of State Issue; The following info has been taken from the U.S. Department of State website. Here’s a link if you would care to confirm these findings for your info as well: http://www.getyouhome.gov/html/lang_eng/eng_sa.html
If you have students who don’t have Passports, and need to take advantage of the above exception, the group should be prepared to present a letter on organizational letterhead with the following information:
For entry into Mexico
All that is needed for entry into Mexico is an original Birth-Certificate or Passport. The chances of being asked for these, however, (unless you obtain Tourist Visas) will be very small. Tourist Visas are free and optional if your stay is 7 days or less.