We had heard from a friend that the COVID-19 travel ban wasn’t being enforced at the Mexican border. “I’ve decided not to let you drive into the States today, ma’am,” said the U.S. border officer assertively once we reached San Ysidro, the busiest land border crossing in the world. This whole experience showed me how each country is enforcing the travel ban in very different ways. The land ban is simply not being enforced, despite pleas from Mexican governors and citizens. Americans make up 90 percent of daily border crossings at the U.S.-Mexico land borders, according to U.S.