Category Archives: Celebrities

Former “Harbor Hooker” Released From Jail But Now Facing Deportation

The Crime of the Harbor Hooker Alix Tichelman was incarcerated in a California jail on manslaughter and heroin charges after authorities say that she injected a Google executive with heroin on his yacht and fled as he overdosed and died four years ago. Federal officials say she is now allegedly facing possible deportation. Alix was […]

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Wants More H1B Work Visas Every Year

The CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, in conjunction with other internet giants like the CEO of Yahoo and Chairman of Google, has launched a lobby group for American immigration reform.  According to the UK Guardian, Zuckerberg’s new immigration lobby group is called “Forward US” and he wrote an editorial for the Washington Post about what […]

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Pop Singer Rihanna’s bus stopped at Canadian Border for second time

Singer Rihanna’s tour bus was stopped at the Canadian border for the second time in one week this week, after drug-sniffing dogs found marijuana on one of the passengers. Rihanna was not on the bus at the time. Many celebrities have trouble getting into Canada because of prior criminal records or even due to their […]

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Singer Rihanna’s Tour Bus Stopped At Canadian Border For Marijuana

According to TMZ, singer Rihanna’s group of 10 tour buses was stopped at the US-Canada border between Michigan and Windsor while border officials used drug-sniffing dogs to search the buses.  One of the passengers on the buses was found to be in possession of marijuana, after which he was cited with a civil penalty. Marijuana […]

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Oscar-nominated director Emad Burnat risked being deported at LAX

The Oscars are on tonight! This year’s Oscars are heavily charged with many political internationally-geared films like Zero Dark Thirty and Argo fighting it out for the coveted Best Picture Award. With many other categories like Best Foreign Film, people from all over the world attend the Oscars, but getting into the United States to […]

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Canadian Actor Chad Rock barred from United States for five years

According to Yahoo News, a Canadian actor who has appeared on the hit television series Supernatural was trying to cross the US-Canada border and ended up with a five-year ban from the United States along with being denied entry to the United States. The actor, Chad Rook, says that he was crossing into the United […]

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MTV Star Domaine Javier Denied Entry to Canada

A transgender woman who appeared on MTV’s True Life and attempted to enter Canada late last year is accusing the border officials of not letting her into Canada because she is transgender, and her passport photo and listed gender are both male.  After entering customs, Domaine Javier was sent to an area where her luggage was […]

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Randy Quaid Denied Permanent Residence and Appeals Decision

Randy Quaid is a famous American actor known for his more goofy characters like Cousin Eddie from the National Lampoon’s Vacation series, and for more serious roles like his supporting role in the film Brokeback Mountain. He has also been nominated for an Academy Award. Randy Quaid Denied Permanent Residence In Canada The last we […]

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Did Robert DeNiro’s Immigration Jokes Cost Him An Award?

In 2011, Robert DeNiro was honoured with a Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award, which is given to people for a lifetime achievement in the film industry.  During his acceptance speech for the award, he gave us a few jokes about immigration and deportation, including the waitstaff at the event, members of the Hollywood Foreign […]

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Miley Cyrus, Snoop Dogg and Harrison Ford: Celebrities who have been denied entry to countries all over the world

We’ve previously blogged about celebrities like The Game, Russell Brand and Wes Bentley who have been denied entry to Canada, as well as celebrities such as pastor Terry Jones, Amy Winehouse, Boy George and Lily Allen who have been denied entry to the United States (at one time or another, as some of these bans […]

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