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Canada-US Preclearance Agreement Enters Into Effect
The Canada-United States Preclearance Agreement was originally signed on March 16, 2015. It has taken some time to finalize the steps for implementation.
19 Aug 2019
Be Aware: You Might Lose Your NEXUS Card If You Import Counterfeit Goods
We have had three files in the last year where an individual purchased an item online and it was seized as counterfeit at the border.
1 Aug 2019
Canada Border Services Agency Routinely Requests Passwords From Travelers/ Returning Residents And Examines Electronic Devices
The Canada Border Services Agency ("CBSA") is granted the power to examine goods imported by travelers and returning residents.
10 Jul 2019
Artists Entering Canada Are Being Targeted By Canada Border Services Agency
Recently, there have been multiple incidents of Canada Border Services Agency ("CBSA") officers stopping artists for secondary screening. We are aware of several incidents.
23 May 2019
Can I Get My NEXUS Card Back In Less Than Six Years?
If the CBSA confiscates or cancels your NEXUS Card due to an enforcement action (e.g. the CBSA seizes goods because you failed to declare the goods or the value provided to the CBSA was incorrect), your NEXUS Card will be cancelled.
15 May 2019
What Were The Top 10 Reasons For NEXUS Card Cancellations In 2017?
We have worked on a number of NEXUS requests for review (that is appeals) in 2017. We have seen many NEXUS card confiscations and the number of appeals we file increased in 2017 over 2016 (and we filed more appeals in 2016 than in 2015 - there is an upward trend).
3 Jan 2018
Are You Asking The Right Questions When You Travel With Electronic Devices?
Technology is wonderful. Laptop computers are getting lighter. Storage capacity on laptop computers, smart phones, USB keys and other electronic devices are up in the terabytes.
10 Nov 2017
Trump's New Travel Restrictions May Affect Canadian NEXUS Cardholders From Venezuela And Chad
This new Presidential Proclamation is more robust that the previous executive orders that have been challenged in the United States courts. LexSage was active at the time of the last travel ban and travel restrictions and will speak out again if necessary.
27 Sep 2017
Do Not Pass GO: Forgetting Your Receipts Gets You A Ticket To CBSA Secondary Inspection
We help a lot of Canadian citizens and Canadian residents who get their NEXUS Cards revoked, confiscated or cancelled by the Canada Border Services Agency ("CBSA").
28 Jul 2017
Here We Do Not Go Again!: After The New Travel Restrictions Reinstated, The United States Has Cancelled Canadians' NEXUS Cards
Coincident with the U.S. travel restrictions on individuals from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen, the United States Customs and Border Protection have arbitrarily cancelled NEXUS Memberships of at least two Canadian citizens.
20 Jul 2017
How Can I Get My NEXUS Card Back When It Is Cancelled/Confiscated By The CBSA?
A NEXUS Card is a valuable asset to a business traveler and a desired benefit for a frequent traveler.
30 Jun 2017
Canada Day: Survival Guide For Canada-US Cross Border Travel
The Canada Day long week-end will be here soon. Canadians travel outside Canada to visit friends and family and to shop.
29 Jun 2017
NEXUS Application Form: Does It Allow For Extreme Vetting?
When a Canadian citizen, Canadian permanent resident, U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident completes a NEXUS Program application form, the application is vetted by both the United States government and the Canadian government.
9 Feb 2017
U.S. Cancelling NEXUS Cards Of Canadian Dual-Nationals
We have heard a number of reports that the United States Department of Homeland Security is notifying Canadian NEXUS Card holders with dual nationality from certain countries that their NEXUS Membership has been cancelled ...
9 Feb 2017
What Canadian Lawyers Should Know About Solicitor-Client Privilege At The Canada-US Border
There are reports that President Trump is considering an Executive Order to require the Department of Homeland Security, and in particular USCBP, to ask foreign visitors to provide information about their social media profiles...
9 Feb 2017
Canada's Two Magnitsky Bills – Will One Get Passed Into Law?
At the present time, Canada has two bills that are Magnitsky laws.
6 Feb 2017
Nexus Card Holders From 7 Entry Ban Countries Could Lose Status If Travel To USA
President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order on January 27, 2017 placing a 90 day ban on entry into the United States of individuals from 7 countries – Iran, Iraq, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen.
2 Feb 2017
Do Not Enter! Canada Is Rejecting Potential Immigrants Who Have Broken Foreign Export Controls Laws
Mr. Sajid, a citizen of Pakistan, said he left Pakistan in 2000 due to persecution based on his sexual orientation.
19 Sep 2016
What Can I Do If My NEXUS Card Is Confiscated By The CBSA?
In this case, we needed to file two appeals and follow a process similar to the process described above.
16 Sep 2016
Canada's Economic Sanctions And Admissibility Into Canada: Employees Of Designated Companies May Not Get Into Canada
Mr. Fallah contended that the CBSA's reliance on outside sources gave rise to a breach of procedural fairness.
5 Sep 2016
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