Canadian border agents are randomly handing take-home testing kits to people arriving at border crossings and airports – and requiring that they take that Covid test on video with a nurse on the other end of a computer connection.
While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement will benefit American border businesses, it will do nothing for those in Canada.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada would announce its new border plan in a day or two.
When he took office, President Joe Biden recognized migration flows would spike if he scrapped his predecessor's hardline border policies with…
Here's what to know about what will happen when crossing the border starting Monday.
Families separated at the border under the Trump administration may soon be eligible for payments of nearly half a million dollars.
Comprehensive immigration reform has not been passed since the Reagan administration. It’s a hot topic each election cycle, but little progress has been made over the years. Experts explain some of the recent changes that have led to an increase in activity at the border and that voters across party lines are fed up with inaction and want action on immigration reform.
For the home opener, they drove to Toronto, flew to Detroit, and then flew to Pittsburgh. There they rented a car for the drive to Buffalo, where they stayed overnight so they could arrive by 7 a.m. at Hammer’s Lot.
It should all have happened sooner, though it’s fair to say the appearance of the more infectious Delta variant had to play a role in the delay.
Rep. Brian Higgins described the efforts by Rep. Elise Stefanik and Sen. Steve Daines as "messaging bills" that stand no chance of passage because Congress has long left detailed border management issues to the presidential administration.
The border will open as soon as federal officials deem it safe, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said.
The news that the U.S. land border will remain largely closed to Canadians came the way it often does, via Twitter rather than in a human voice – but it prompted angry and anguished cries all across the border.
Truck backups spilled over from the border bridges to the I-190 and beyond in both Buffalo and Lewiston Friday as Canadian customs unions began a work slowdown to protest long-stalled contract negotiations.
"I think we're in a good place and the trajectory is very promising," said Arnold Chacon, interim chargé d’affaires at the U.S. embassy in Ottawa.
Rep. Brian Higgins, a Buffalo Democrat, called the move "unacceptable." Rep. Chris Jacobs, an Orchard Park Republican, lamented "the Biden administration's complete failure on this issue."
The Department of Homeland Security filed the Federal Register notice Wednesday, calling the extension of the border closure a public health decision.
Travelers heading north to Canada on Aug. 9 or soon thereafter may think the Peace Bridge and other border crossings look like one-way streets.
The short drive to southern Ontario could turn out to be both complicated and expensive.
“Canada would be in a position to welcome fully vaccinated travelers from all countries by early September,” the readout from the prime minister's office said.
"I said if they come up with no plan or a plan that would be so cumbersome that it would make travel at the borders slow down to a snail's pace and be ridiculous and cumbersome, the U.S. should just open unilaterally," Schumer said.