Category Archives: US Border Crossings

Snowbird Travel Misconceptions Debunked

I often scour the internet and read articles from reputable newspapers and online sources and see the same mistake happening time after time. What is allowable for a Canadian to travel to the US? Is it six months out of a calendar year? Is it six months in a one year period? Is traveling to […]

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H-1B Frenzy

We are in the midst of the H-1B season. April 1, 2015 is when the applications begin to flood the USCIS with the last day to submit being likely within 2 to 4 days afterwards.  Applications are being prepared earlier than ever and with a cap of 65,000 applicants that are permitted per year, it is important […]

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A False Sense of Border Security

The GOP has been calling for improved border security which took on a fever pitch since Obama announced his executive action granting amnesty to 5 million illegal immigrants last month. Obama’s announcement was a double whammy for the right. By giving a pass to these millions urging them to come out from the cold, Obama […]

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Central American Illegal-Immigrant Children Face Deportation

In recent months, the United States’ southern border has seen a wave of tens of thousands of women and children migrating from Central American crime and violence. Illegal-Immigrant Children Face Deportation Beneath that load, American border officials have been utterly overwhelmed. Earlier this summer, the U.S. government sent the first of many planes bearing immigrants […]

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US Customs and Border Protection Announces I-94 Automation

The United States Customs and Border Protection Service has announced that it will be automating the process of the I-94 form, which is the record of Arrival/Departure for people who enter the United States, people who adjust their status in the United States or people who are extending their stay as well as other situations.  […]

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US Waiver Applications. Have you been denied entry to the USA?

Have  you been Denied Entry to US? You may need a US Waiver If you are Canadian and have been denied entry to the US, you know how stressful that can be. In most cases, people are denied entry to the US because they have some sort of criminal record such as drug possession, assault […]

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Entry to the US from Canada on Humanitarian Parole Approved

Hi Laura! Got through to the US very smoothly. Just did exactly as you said and it was fine. Thank you so very much I can not thank you guys enough for all that you do. You guys brought a family together at such an important time. I’m going to enjoy every moment  and also […]

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Sequestration: US spending cuts will affect Canadians

Following the United States’ budget operations is not normally something that Canadians pay attention to, but the formal order for sequestration will be affecting the lives of both Americans and Canadians quite deeply. Sequestration is an across-the-board government spending cut, where many government agencies will have to cut about $85 billion from their budgets from […]

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Playboy Playmate Accused of Smuggling Canadian Boyfriend into United States

Former Playboy magazine Playmate Colleen Shannon was in Federal Court this week, charged with trying to smuggle her Canadian boyfriend, Robert Skojo, across the US-Canada border during summer 2012. While Canadians are able to travel to the United States pretty easily with a valid passport, a Canadian criminal record can render them inadmissible to the […]

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Harry Potter Actress Emma Watson denied entry to US

According to the New York Daily News, Actress Emma Watson was stopped at the JFK airport in New York over the Christmas break because the customs officers assumed she was an unaccompanied minor due to her youthful appearance.  In fact, Emma Watson is actually 22 years old. However, according to several tweets on her personal […]

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