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  • CBP Launches Border Wait Time App

    Last week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) launched a free Border Wait Time app that makes it easier for travelers to plan their trip across the border. Among its features, the app provides estimated wait times and open lane statuses at land ports of entry. This allows travelers to make better-informed decisions of the […]
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  • An Interview with Original Peace Bridge NAFTA Officer Samuel Tiranno

    After serving more than 33 years as an immigration inspector, it comes as no surprise that our NAFTA paralegal, Samuel Tiranno, has a vast understanding of employment-based visa categories. Mr. Tiranno first began his career in immigration in 1973 with the Buffalo District Office of Immigration & Naturalization Services (INS). He then went on to […]
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  • CBP Addresses Many Interesting Points at AILA’s Annual Canada/U.S. Border Immigration Conference

    Several associates from Berardi Immigration Law attended AILA’s sixth annual Canada/U.S. Border Immigration Fall Conference on Oct. 17. The conference focused on the intersection of U.S. and Canadian law and celebrated the 20th anniversary of NAFTA. In staying true to this focus, several CBP officers from the local Buffalo Peace Bridge served on a panel […]
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  • Peace Bridge Construction Project Approved

    A construction proposal that would dramatically reshape the Peace Bridge was approved by the federal government this past week. The project’s main focus will be to improve the way vehicles get on and off the Peace Bridge. The project will cost an estimated $35 million with the creation of new entrance and exit ramps, and […]
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  • New CBP/USCIS Inspection Procedures for Trucks Crossing Peace Bridge

    On Monday, October 8, 2012, it was announced that Canada and the United State have entered into a preliminary agreement that would allow Buffalo bound trucks preclearance in Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada.  This new initiative which seeks to improve traffic flow across the Peace Bridge would allow U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs […]
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