New Border rules as of June 01 for re-entry to U.S.
This is a discussion on New Border rules as of June 01 for re-entry to U.S. within the Law Enforcement, Military & Homeland Security Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; As of June first a passport is required for U.S. and Canadian citizens entering the U.S. by land, sea or air.
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June 2nd, 2009 10:18 PM
June 3rd, 2009 02:35 AM
My ambulance company sent out a request for EMTs with passports last week for a trip to Canada, and I was like, "What?!?"
I guess they were on top of more than I am. But then again I never leave the good old USA.
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June 3rd, 2009 08:40 PM
Well Mexico is already off my list of places to go, and now Canada is right up there...never wanted to go back after being hassled about my NRA sticker anyway...another story!
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June 3rd, 2009 08:44 PM
My many Canadian fishing buddies will have to cross the river to see me. I'm am not ever entering Canada by land or by water.
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June 3rd, 2009 09:24 PM
Everyone please remember this is American rule. You do not need a passport to enter Canada or Mexico. It is a U.S requirement for re-entry.
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June 4th, 2009 09:30 AM
Had a fellow in the shop yesterday who had just returned to the U.S. on Tuesday through Port Huron, Michigan. He indicated that they had stopped him specifically because of his NRA sticker and wanted to see his concealed carry permit. They were assuming that he had weapons - which he didn't - and when he said he didn't have a permit, their response was that "you're lying, all NRA members have concealed carry permits".
Originally Posted by retsupt99
I wish he could have said that "if that were true, it would prove that NRA members are showing that they follow the rules." Then, if I were in his spot, I probably would have been so intimidated that I wouldn't have been able to say anything.
By the way, he also said that the border hassle and concentration on his NRA sticker has gotten even worse since the "oops, that's not what we meant" report about domestic terrorists from Janet Napolitano.
June 4th, 2009 11:21 PM
This the US customs asking about the NRA stickers? Did you send a report to the NRA? Ask for the badge number of the officer so the NRA can call his manager.
My wife is Malaysian, getting through the border is always interesting, but I have to say the US Custom people we have dealt with so far have been excellent.
June 5th, 2009 11:33 AM
Originally Posted by Colin
I don't know if the fellow will be back in the shop again - hope so. If he comes by I'll encourage him to contact the NRA with this issue. That's a good idea. If it happens to me, I will certainly try to 'take names and numbers'. I've since been told that the Port Huron entry is especially nasty to people who cross and more so if you have any 'subversive' stickers on your vehicle. NRA and Harley were mentioned as being a double whammy.
June 7th, 2009 12:35 AM
CBP Officers don't have badge numbers.
Originally Posted by Colin
It's actually not a requirement. A U.S. Citizen cannot be denied entry into the United States for any reason. We have a right to be Here. Returning after doing something bad might give Us a cell, but We will be let in.
Originally Posted by GunnyBunny
When you show up to the POE without a passport, you're probably going to get hassled, may have to wait around fifteen extra minutes, and in the future there might be fines involved, but you are still going to get in.
So long as a USC enters without any merchandise it's technically perfectly legal to go around the POE and never see anyone official.
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