Immigration Law

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Border Restrictions Extended Through Dec. 21, 2020
Posted on 20 Nov 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service Between the United States and Mexico: This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily... Read More

Tags: Canada , Mexico , DHS , border

DHS Extends US-Mexico-Canada Border Restrictions Again
Posted on 22 Oct 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 205 / Thursday, October 22, 2020 "This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Canada into the United States... Read More

DHS Extends Travel Restrictions to Canada, Mexico
Posted on 21 Sep 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Canada into the United States at land ports of entry along the United States-Canada border. Such... Read More

DHS Extends Northern, Southern Border Closures
Posted on 21 Jul 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Canada into the United States at land ports of entry along the United States-Canada border. Such... Read More

Tags: Canada , Mexico , COVID-19 , DHS

Canada’s Immigration System Increasingly Draws Talent from the United States
Posted on 14 Jul 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Zachary Arnold, CSET, July 14, 2020 "The number of U.S. residents who advanced through Express Entry, Canada’s flagship skilled immigration program, rose 75% between 2017 and 2019, a much faster rate of growth than for other countries. This... Read More

DHS Extends Travel Limitations Between US, Mexico, Canada
Posted on 23 Jun 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Advance Copies: Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service Between the United States and Mexico - "This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to... Read More

Tags: Canada , Mexico , DHS , border

CDC Exclusion Order Extended to May 20, 2020
Posted on 20 Apr 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 04/22/2020 "The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a component of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), announces an extension of an Order issued... Read More

DHS Fact Sheet on Northern, Southern Border Closures
Posted on 23 Mar 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, Mar. 23, 2020 "In order to limit the further spread of coronavirus, the U.S. has reached agreements with both Canada and Mexico to limit all non-essential travel across borders. Working closely and collaboratively, the Department of Homeland... Read More

Tags: Canada , Mexico , COVID-19 , DHS

These Take Effect Midnight Tonight (Mar. 20, 2020)
Posted on 20 Mar 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service Between the United States and Mexico Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service Between the... Read More

US-Canada Joint Initiative: Temporary Restriction of Travelers Crossing the US-Canada Land Border for Non-Essential Purposes
Posted on 20 Mar 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, Mar. 20, 2020 "The US-Canada land border serves as an economic engine that supports over $1.7 billion (USD) dollars in daily cross-border trade. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States and Canada are temporarily restricting... Read More

Are the Canadian and U.S. Refugee/Asylum Processes Really “Similar Enough”? How the New Refugee Bar in Bill C-97 Is Based on a Misunderstanding of U.S. Asylum Law
Posted on 17 Apr 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

David Isaacson, Apr. 17, 2019 "In a development decried by several refugee-serving and civil rights organizations , the Canadian government’s proposed budget bill, Bill C-97 , contains within it an amendment to the Immigration and Refugee... Read More

Anti-Trump Canadian Heading to Women's March Refused Entry to USA
Posted on 22 Jan 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

CBC Radio, Jan. 20, 2017 - "The first question that he asked point blank was, "Are you anti or pro-Trump? At that time, I just assumed that he was just trying to feel out our opinions and what we were doing. We all expressed that we were anti... Read More

Tags: march , Canada , Trump , border

News Excerpts From the April 15, 2015, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 1 Apr 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

ICE Announces Safeguards for Releases of Noncitizens with Convictions | On March 18, 2015, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced that it would implement additional safeguards prior to releasing noncitizens with criminal convictions from... Read More