Mexican Laws That Make It Harder for Non-Mexicans to Work There

In this video, I take a look at some interesting laws in Mexico that can make it more difficult for non-Mexicans to obtain employment there.

Link mentioned in the video for the job classification guide:

Click to access clasificacion_de_carreras.pdf

Ley del Trabajo

Click to access 125_230421.pdf

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Qroo Paul
Paul Kurtzweil (Q-Roo Paul) was a deputy sheriff in Florida for 25 years before retiring at the rank of lieutenant in 2015. He and his wife moved to Mexico looking to maximize their retirement income. They later started a blog called Two Expats Mexico ( to share their experiences as well as information about the logistical and legal aspects of retiring south of the border.

4 Comments on "Mexican Laws That Make It Harder for Non-Mexicans to Work There"

  1. Just watched several of your videos. Sure wish I had access to the them in 2008 to 2010 when I lived in Tepic and Bucerias. I was able to join IMSS and had adequate experience. I will be watching more of your videos even though I no longer live in Mexico.
    Thank you.

  2. Louis-Marie Ste-Croix | September 5, 2021 at 2:13 pm |

    Of course Paul, I always watch your videos until the end, all very informative, thank you.

  3. Excellent information and video. I watch all your videos, Paul. Great video presentation. Gracias!

  4. Interesting stuff! Great video thanks.

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