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Americans Move to Mexico at Record Pace as Remote Work Beckons

  • Temporary visas through September highest since data available
  • Mexico City is top destination as locals worry rents will rise
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US citizens are settling in Mexico at rates not seen since comparable data became available in 2010, with permits to reside temporarily in the country soaring 85% from the year before the pandemic.

While US authorities struggle to contain record migrant encounters at the border with Mexico, its southern neighbor granted 8,412 permits to Americans through September, compared to 4,550 in the first three quarters of 2019, according to a Mexican government migration report.