The Department of Homeland Security confirmed Friday that it was extending restrictions on non-essential to Canada and Mexico through March 21 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Homeland Security defines non-essential travel as “travel that is considered tourism or recreational in nature.” Essential travel — including travel for trade and business — remains open.
“To protect our citizens and prevent the further spread of COVID-19, the United States, Canada, and Mexico are extending the restrictions on non-essential travel at our land borders through March 21,” the department tweeted Friday. “We are also working to ensure essential trade and travel remain open.”
Non-essential travel between the U.S., Canada and Mexico has been…