Carry ID When Traveling Near the US/Canada Border, Advises Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

2018-06-29
Carry ID When Traveling Near the US/Canada Border, Advises Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

People who live or are traveling near the US/Canada border should carry identification that proves their citizenship and home country. Canada immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah advises,

Recent actions heavily reported in the media by the United States Border Patrol are making many Canadians and Americans who live in border states carry IDs at all times so they can prove where they live and avoid delays, interrogation and even arrest. If you traveling this long holiday weekend, be sure to carry proper identification to prevent delays – and even detention. 

Recent news articles highlight the need to carry ID when traveling near the US/Canada border:

U.S. Border Patrol immigration inspection guidelines allow agents to work within 100 miles of the United States perimeter, and have issued a travel advisory for the Canada Day and Fourth of July long holiday weekends:

to make sure they have their proper documents and to plan ahead. Border traffic volumes peak at various times during this period, especially on weekends.

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Evelyn Ackah Evelyn Ackah is the Founder and Managing Lawyer at Ackah Business Immigration Law. She has been practicing law since 1999 and brings her passion and knowledge for immigration law to her corporate and individual clients from all over the world. Calgary • Toronto • Vancouver        Connect with Evelyn:        LinkedIn: evelynackah       Twitter: @AckahLaw       Facebook: AckahBusinessImmigrationLaw