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COVID-19: US-Canada joint initiative restricts non-essential border crossings

  1. Date Announced

    March 20, 2020

    DHS/CBP announces joint decision of United States and Canada to restrict all tourist and recreational travel across border pending a 30-day review. Since this policy was first adopted in March 2020, the administration has renewed restrictions each month.

    [ID #829]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    March 21, 2020
  3. Subsequent Action

    February 23, 2021

    Under the Biden Administration, DHS on February 23, 2021, published a notice extending the temporary travel restrictions until March 21, 2021.

    Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service between the United States and Canada
  4. Subsequent Action

    March 19, 2021

    Under the Biden Administration, DHS on March 19, 2021 published a notice extending the temporary travel restrictions until April 21, 2021.

    Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service Between the United States and Canada
  5. Subsequent Action

    April 22, 2021

    Under the Biden Administration, DHS on April 22, 2021 published a notice extending the temporary travel restrictions until May 21, 2021.

    Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service Between the United States and Canada
  6. Subsequent Action

    May 24, 2021

    Under the Biden Administration, DHS on May 24, 2021 published a notice extending the temporary travel restrictions until June 21, 2021.

    Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service Between the United States and Canada

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