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A Criminal History Can Keep You from Crossing the Border

A Criminal History Can Keep You from Crossing the Border

But it May Be Possible to Enter Canada if you Apply for “Rehabilitation”

Wabanaki Legal News, Fall 2016

By James Mitchell, Esq.

 

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Border Crossing Update

Wabananki Legal News 2011

In June of 2009, the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) was put into place. This law imposes stricter document requirements on Native Americans who cross the land borders between the United States and Canada.

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Facts About The Jay Treaty For Canadian-Born Native Americans

Wabanaki Legal News, Fall 1996


Native Americans may have problems getting jobs, government benefits or services because their rights under existing U.S. law are misunderstood. Many of those rights arose out of the "Jay Treaty". The "Jay Treaty" is an agreement signed by the United States and Great Britain in 1794 to allow Canadian born Native Americans to travel freely across the U.S./Canadian border. The "Jay Treaty" recognized that,

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