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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 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

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

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

U.S. - Canada Border Intelligence
Posted on 24 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Think you know a lot about crossing from Canada? Think again. Greg Boos has the inside skinny, and he shares: July 2013 Beyond the Border Letter June 2012 CBP NAFTA Guide for TN and L Applicants Read More

Tags: Canada , cbp , boos , NAFTA , PACE , border

They're Paddling to America, Today
Posted on 21 Jan 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Using a shovel for an oar, a BC man paddled a stolen canoe across the Niagara River from Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, to Youngstown, NY, early Thursday, a US border official said. "He had a desire to go to New York City," said Border Patrol... Read More

Tags: Canada , canoe , border

Canadians Denied Entry to U.S. Due to Depression; DHS Snoops on Canadian Mental Health Records
Posted on 30 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Two disturbing stories from the Canadian press: Canadians with mental illnesses denied U.S. entry Canadian woman refused U.S. entry because of depression "A document completed by a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officer says that at a... Read More

Data Collection Ramps Up Along U.S.-Canada Border
Posted on 12 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today the implementation of Phase II of the Entry/Exit information system, a commitment of the Beyond the Border Action Plan. ( Beyond the Border Action Plan ) Under Phase II, DHS and the Canada... Read More

US Border Guards Refuse Entry to Potential Marchers from Canada
Posted on 21 Jan 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Amanda Erickson, Washington Post, Jan. 21, 2017 - "British national Joe Kroese and a Canadian were turned away from the same border crossing on Thursday as they traveled with two American friends. Kroese, 23, was asked by an American border agent... Read More

Tags: march , Canada , entry , border