Consul General of Mexico Visits
With Federal Officials in Casper
Field Office Director Chris Stearns (right) with the Mexican
Consul, Consulado General de Mexico Leticia Calzada and
her Media Secretary Mario Hernandez
The Wyoming HUD Office was honored to host a reception for Leticia
Calzada, the Consul General of Mexico in Denver. Ms. Calzada met
with representatives of local Federal offices to determine how she
and her staff can best serve the Mexican nationals living in Wyoming.
Attending the reception were Amy Womack of Senator Craig Thomas'
office, Jennifer Conrad of Senator Mike Enzi's office, USDA Rural
Development State Director John Cochran, District Counsel for the
Small Business Administration (SBA) Mahlon Sorenson, and staff from
the National Resource Conservation Services, the Social Security
Administration, and the General Services Administration. Ms. Calzada
was especially interested in small business opportunities and assistance
provided by the SBA.
The Consulate provides assistance and protection to Mexican nationals;
issuance of passports, consular identifications; birth and wedding
certificates; powers of attorneys and information about the issuance
of visas to foreigners. They also provide information on Mexican
culture and the Mexican tourism industry. The Consulate General
of Mexico located in Denver was established in 1893, and serves
the states of Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Nebraska, Idaho, South Dakota,
North Dakota and Montana.