Border travel restrictions, immigration court shutdown extended because of COVID-19

EL PASO — The Trump administration extended travel restrictions between the United States and Mexico on Tuesday as both countries continue to grapple with increasing cases of the new coronavirus. But border officials say the move will add to the negative financial impact the regional economy has experienced as travelers — and money — from Mexico are …

State adjusts quarantine requirements for out-of-state travel for medical, family needs

On Thursday, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed an adjusted executive order regarding quarantine for those who leave the state for medical or family needs. The adjusted order says that the quarantine requirement no longer applies to New Mexico residents who left the state to access medical care or those who left for less than 24 …

New TSA Policy Allows Travel with Some Cannabis-Derived Products

In response to changes in federal law governing CBD, or cannabidiol — a non-psychoactive component of cannabis — the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on Sunday updated its policy to allow passengers to fly with some forms of the compound. While marijuana generally remains illegal under U.S. law — classified alongside heroin and LSD as having “no currently accepted medical use and …

Airlines Want Flyers To Feel Safe, But Grab Bag Of COVID Policies Adds Turbulence

American Airlines announced June 26 it will begin booking flights to capacity July 1. In a press release, the airline said it will continue to notify customers and allow them to move to more open flights when available, all without incurring any cost. It also reiterated the existing policy that if space is available once boarding is complete …