Sunday, July 5, 2009

Canadian citizen denied entry into U.S.

Jiok Do Tan, a Canadian citizen, was recently denied entry
into the U.S. because of a miscommunication.

From CTV News:

An elderly Montreal woman who recently tried to travel to the United States was denied entry at the border because of confusion over her status a Canadian citizen.

Jiok Do Tan, 79, was on her way to Peru, New York, with her niece and nephew last weekend.

When they arrived at the Lacolle border, Tan realized she had forgotten her passport.

Since June 1, passports are mandatory to cross into the U.S. -- although border officials say there is a grace period.

Read more ....

My Comment: Bottom line .... do not forget your passport.

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