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They're Paddling to America, Today

"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 spokesman Michael Scioli. Scioli said he stole the...

Data Collection Ramps Up Along U.S.-Canada Border

"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 Border Services Agency (CBSA) will expand the...

U.S. - Canada Border Intelligence

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

Canadians Denied Entry to U.S. Due to Depression; DHS Snoops on Canadian Mental Health Records

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 secondary inspection at Pearson airport in Toronto...

US Border Guards Refuse Entry to Potential Marchers from Canada

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 why he was traveling to the United States. He told...

Anti-Trump Canadian Heading to Women's March Refused Entry to USA

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. We simply had nothing to hide. He took a lot of...