The Canadian Press

2009-06-01 | Border-Passport

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A new era at the Canada-US border, the world's longest undefended border, formally began June 1st as travelers to the US, including American citizens, were required to show a passport before making the crossing. Border official Tom Schreiber said enforcement would initially focus on people who were not carrying the proper documents, such as criminals and illegal migrants. (Travelers without proper documents were not turned away at the border. Instead, they were given warnings and information on what documents to carry in future.)

Date: 2009-06-01
Placeline: Surrey, BC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << obviously the majority of people if they know the rules are that they will want to comply with that so we're working the notion of informed compliance are tend to be focused on the people that willfully will not comply >>

Clip ID: 20090601CPCN001