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  • Become a Trusted Traveler in Time for Peak Travel Season

    As the weather finally begins to change and vacation plans become finalized, the global peak travel season begins. Whether enjoying the many sights and sounds of our neighbors to the north or south, or taking a trip around the world, shortening travel delays by becoming a trusted traveler is a great way to ensure a […]
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  • Canadian Border Services Agency Announces NEXUS Kiosk Changes

    On April 7, 2014, the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that NEXUS kiosks currently available in the U.S. pre-clearance areas at Canadian airports are being replaced with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Global Entry (GE) kiosks. Global Entry is a U.S. domestic trusted traveler program that offers expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk members. […]
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  • NEXUS Mid-Year Report

    Niagara Region’s Mid-Year NEXUS Traffic Report According to mid-year border traffic data compiled between January and June 2013, overall NEXUS trips in the Niagara region have risen by 11% from last year’s first-half mark of 675,000 to 750,000 total crossings. NEXUS usage at the Peace Bridge between Buffalo and Ft. Erie grew to over 360,000 […]
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  • Sequester expected to impact travel to and from the U.S.

    Two weeks following major U.S. budget cuts, the sequestration order already is resulting in lengthening lines of passenger and commercial traffic at U.S. ports of entry, including both land crossings and international airports. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) has indicated that this summer will be extremely busy at the Peace Bridge.  Berardi Immigration Law […]
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  • How to De-Stress your Holiday Border Crossing

    CBP in Buffalo, NY has issued a comprehensive news release with excellent information on dealing with busy holiday border traffic along the U.S./Southern Ontario border.  Busy border traffic is expected to begin the day before Thanksgiving and continue throughout December as the holiday season gears up. Here are some of the tips offered: Check traffic […]
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  • Information released with your FOIA request

    What is The Freedom of Information Act? Enacted in 1966, The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a federal law that establishes the public’s right to obtain information from federal government agencies.  Any person can file a FOIA request, including U.S. citizens, foreign nationals, organizations, associations, and universities. Following the Watergate scandal, the Act was […]
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  • NEXUS helps time-strapped business travelers

    If you frequently travel between Canada and the U.S. for business, you have probably grown accustomed to long lines and delays at airports and border crossings. For frequent business travelers, using a NEXUS card to cross the border is a great solution to avoid lines,
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  • TRAVEL TIP: Global Entry Kiosks Allow Certain Travelers to Bypass CBP Inspections

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that all eight preclearance airports in Canada now have Global Entry kiosks.  Global Entry allows pre-approved, low-risk travelers to bypass the traditional CBP inspection process and use automated kiosks to expedite their entry into the U.S.  Click here to view FAQs related to the program. 
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