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DHS to Allow Fully Vaccinated Travelers from Canada and Mexico to Enter U.S. at Land Borders and Ferry Crossings
Posted on 13 Oct 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, Oct. 12, 2021 "Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced that, following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other public health experts, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will amend... Read More

CBP Extends US/Canada/Mexico Travel Restrictions Through Aug. 21, 2021
Posted on 21 Jul 2021 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 , cbp , COVID-19 , DHS , border

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

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

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

Joint Statement on US-Mexico Joint Initiative to Combat the COVID-19 Pandemic
Posted on 20 Mar 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, Mar. 20, 2020 "The strong partnership and close cooperation between the United States and Mexico has allowed us to maintain a productive border environment. We value the health and safety of our citizens and keep that at the forefront of joint... Read More

Tags: Mexico , COVID-19 , DHS , border

DHS to Launch 'Migrant Protection Protocols' on Southern Border
Posted on 25 Jan 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, Jan. 24, 2019 " What Are the Migrant Protection Protocols? The Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) are a U.S. Government action whereby certain foreign individuals entering or seeking admission to the U.S. from Mexico – illegally or... Read More

DHS Chief Kelly: No Mass Deportations
Posted on 23 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Politico, Feb. 23, 2017 - "Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly promised Mexican officials Thursday that there will be “no mass deportations” under the Trump administration, as Kelly and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson... Read More

News Excerpts From The Aug. 1, 2015, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 21 Jul 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Report Highlights Lack of Oversight, Vulnerability to Corruption at CBP | On June 29, 2015, a subcommittee of the Homeland Security Advisory Council released a report concluding that U.S. Customs and Border Protection lacks sufficient internal oversight... Read More

New U.S.-Mexico Repatriation Agreements Seek to Protect Returning Migrants
Posted on 2 Mar 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Immigration Impact, Mar. 1, 2016 - "Mexican migrants no longer being deported back to Mexico in the middle of the night is one important feature in new Local Repatriation Agreements finalized between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and... Read More