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An evening on the Takutu

January 2008. I threw my pack at the foot of the hotel bed in Lethem, deciding on whether to snuggle under the covers or head for the shower. 443 more words

Accounts by people who have had their electronic devices searched at border crossings.

On Monday, we looked at some of the complaints filed with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) about the treatment of travelers at the US border.

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Number of people seeking asylum in Canada at levels not seen since 2009

Latest data:

The number of people seeking asylum in Canada is now the highest it’s been since 2009, driven in part by a surge in asylum seekers showing up at the Canada-U.S.

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DHS faces lawsuit over legality of forced warrantless device searches

Eleven people – including a military veteran, journalists, students, an artist, a NASA engineer, and a business owner – are suing the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) over forced  1,050 more words


How I Survived A Border Crossing Without The Most Important Document

By Evan Linden

Before I begin this story, if any readers are involved in Eastern European law enforcement, it’s probably best you stop reading here. If not, let’s get to it.  821 more words

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Number of asylum seekers dwindles as Ottawa’s messaging appears to pay off

Encouraging. But like all numbers, too early to say if an ongoing trend, as a result of better messaging and outreach, or a dip reflecting the start of the school year or, indeed, some mixture of the two: 900 more words


How Canada can restore order to its immigration system: Anglin

Former deputy chief of staff to former PM Harper and chief of staff to former CIC/IRCC Minister Kenney Howard Anglin offers some suggestions to deal with the influx of irregular arrivals, rather than merely criticizing the government. 1,058 more words