On 2 January 2020, the U.S. Consulate General in Nuevo Laredo issued a Security Alert, which reads in part as follows:

“Location: Multiple Locations, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

“Event: The Consulate continues to monitor the security situation in the city of Nuevo Laredo following violence between Mexican authorities and criminal organizations that started on January 1. U.S. government personnel are subject to enhanced restrictions on their movements (see Travel Advisory for details) and an earlier evening curfew than normal until further notice.”