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U.S.-Canada and U.S.-Mexico Border Closures Extended

The Department of Homeland Security announced the extension of restrictions along the U.S.-Canada and U.S.-Mexico borders. Restrictions to non-essential travel, including tourism and recreational travel, were initially implemented March 21, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement on May 19, 2020, Acting DHS Secretary Wolf said, “Non-essential travel will not be permitted until this administration … Continue Reading

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Issues FAQ’s to Changes to VWP

As part of its efforts to educate the public about the new changes to the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) resulting from the enactment of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published Frequently Asked Questions dealing with these changes. By way of background, the VWP permits citizens of 38 … Continue Reading