Border Crossings

How Toronto stacks up to other cities vying for Amazon's HQ2

Toronto is one of 20 cities still in contention to be home for Amazon's second North American headquarters. Here are some of the advantages and …

Cities

Iraq’s Kurdistan airports and border crossings will reopen in weeks: Officials

BAGHDAD: Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) have initially agreed to reopen the airports and border crossings under the federal …

Middle East

Illegal Border Crossings Into U.S. Rose Sharply at End of 2017

The Trump administration is pointing to a recent uptick in illegal border crossings as evidence that it needs more authority — even as it continues …

Immigration

Border crossings double since spring. Elitist solution? Amnesty!

While both parties, and unfortunately even President Trump, are clamoring for amnesty, border crossings continue to rise. The irony of ignoring …

Immigration

50 kilos of cocaine seized at Lewiston border crossing

A Toronto man faces charges after nearly 50 kilograms of cocaine was seized at the Queenston-Lewiston Bridge.<p>A tractor trailer hauling a load of …

Niagara Falls

Pakistan hands over 145 Indian fishermen to authorities

A Pakistani official said on Friday that 145 Indian fishermen were handed over to Indian authorities at a border crossing near Lahore.<p>Maj. Azam Sher …

India

U.S.-Mexico Border Crossings in San Diego Inundated With Asylum Seekers

So many people fleeing persecution in their home countries have asked for help in San Ysidro in recent weeks that federal officials have not been …

Immigration

Chile beefs up border crossings ahead of Pope's visit in January

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile said on Tuesday that it would beef up border policing ahead of a wave of visitors likely to arrive in the country from Argentina next month during a visit of Pope Francis.<p>With less than three weeks until the Pope's arrival, Chilean authorities said they were working with …

World News

Trump Administration Is Considering Separating Undocumented Families at Border Crossings

The Trump administration is reportedly considering separating children from their parents when caught crossing borders illegally, an unconscionable, …

Immigration

Trump Administration Splitting Up Families to Discourage Border Crossings

To the long list of inhumane ways the nation treats undocumented immigrants coming across the border, we can now add this wrinkle of cruelty from the …

Immigration

Report: ICE Backs Plan to Separate Families in Illegal Border Crossings

A plan by the Trump administration to separate parents from their children at the U.S. border when families are caught trying to cross illegally has …

Immigration

Border Crossings to be Busy During World Junior Championships

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As the World Junior Hockey Championships gear up next week, border crossings will be busy. Border officials have advice for you if …

Immigration

Latest stats show illegal border crossings continued to decline in November

The RCMP stopped 1,623 people in November<p>A decision by the Trump administration to yank protected status for thousands of Haitians doesn't appear to …

Immigration

Morning Links: Maiden Name: Dracula Edition

Here's what we're reading this morning. Read MoreThe post Morning Links: Maiden Name: Dracula Edition appeared first on ARTnews.

Rem Koolhaas

As Immigration Arrests Increase Under Trump, So Do Unaccompanied Minors Border Crossings

The Trump administration counts the overall successes in curbing illegal immigration as “another success,” but since May there has been an increase …

Immigration

RCMP to release details on record drug seizure at Coutts border crossing

The RCMP and the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) are joining together on Friday to release details of a record seizure of a controlled …

Banking (UK)

Officers find almost 100 kg of cocaine in truck crossing U.S. border into Alberta

Bricks of coke worth $8M discovered on semi-trailer hauling produce from California<p>Border guards at Coutts in southern Alberta discovered 84 bricks …

Canada

Deportations Drop as Fewer Attempt Illegal Border Crossing

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration ramped up arrests of people suspected of being in the U.S. illegally in 2017, but the number of deportations fell below even the lowest level recorded during the Obama administration, the government said Tuesday.<p>That is partly because the number of people caught …

Immigration

Where's the Immigration Crisis? U.S. Border Patrol Reports Illegal Border Crossings At Record Low

“In FY17, CBP recorded the lowest level of illegal cross-border migration on record, as measured by apprehensions along the border and inadmissible encounters at U.S. ports of entry,” according to a new report from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). A low level of apprehensions means fewer …

Immigration

Police thwart drug trafficking attempt near Medzitlija border crossing

Two Albanian nationals have been detained and charged with illegal transport of marijuana from Albania via Macedonia to Greece.<p>The two persons, aged …

Drug Trafficking

Palestinian Reconciliation At An Impasse

<i>Several weeks after the signing of the October 12, 2017 reconciliation agreement between Fatah and Hamas, the euphoria that had initially been felt</i> …

Israel

To curb illegal border crossings, Trump administration weighs new measures targeting families

The Trump administration is considering measures to halt a surge of Central American families and unaccompanied minors coming across the Mexican …

Immigration

Egypt delays opening Gaza border crossing after Sinai mosque attack kills 305

Egypt has delayed the opening of the Egypt-Gaza Rafah border crossing due to security concerns after a North Sinai attack on a mosque killed 235 …

Sinai Peninsula

Pakistani goods to be offloaded at Afghan border provinces

KABUL: Pakistani goods will be offloaded at border crossings before they are loaded on Afghan trucks, Afghanistan's Ministry of Transport and Civil …

Afghanistan

French truckers jam border crossings over cut-price competition

PARIS (Reuters) - French truck drivers blocked traffic at border crossings with Spain, Italy and Belgium on Tuesday in protest over cut-price competition in the road-freight industry.<p>French truckers are angry that an agreement reached by EU member states on Oct. 23 to limit the amount of time …

World News

After a decade of Hamas control, Gaza's border crossing with Egypt opened under PA

Gaza's Rafah border crossing with Egypt was opened Saturday under the auspices of Palestinian Authority for the first time since 2007. The crossing …

Israel

Palestinians say opening of Gaza border crossing delayed

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A senior Palestinian official says the long-anticipated opening of Gaza's border crossing with Egypt has been postponed, and talks are underway with Cairo to set a new date.<p>Azzam al-Ahmad, an adviser to President Mahmoud Abbas, said Wednesday that Egypt cited "special …

World News

90-km line of trucks reported on border of Mongolia with China

<b>AKIPRESS.COM</b> - 90-km line of trucks emerged on the Gashuunsukhait border crossing on the Mongolian-Chinese state border as of November 12, according …

China

Tiffani’s Yamaha FZ-07 Tour Chapter 3, Part 19

Now that it’s officially time to turn around, it feels really strange and hollow. Sometimes I feel like I should be going on to Colombia when it’s so …

Panama City

Aid Agencies Warn of Famine Even as Saudi-Led Coalition Opens Yemen Border Crossing

<b>Aden/Geneva:</b> The Saudi-led military coalition fighting against Yemen’s Houthi movement reopened a land border crossing, partly easing a blockade …

Middle East