A Cuban who entered Canada illegally through a tunnel could be deported

A Cuban who entered Canada illegally through a tunnel has been in legal limbo for two years that could end his deportation to the Island. Miguel Padrón, 59, risked his life to reach the northern country by crossing the St. Clair tunnel, from the border of Port Huron, in the US state of Michigan, to Sarnia, a city in southwestern Ontario, Canadian province. For several hours he observed the conduit that passes under the river before embarking on his journey. He walked for more than an hour in the dark, listening to the noise of security alarms; He was affected by the gases, but managed to get out. Already on the Canadian side, he was found by border agents. Padrón ...

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Unordered searches for devices at the U.S. borders were declared unconstitutional.

A federal court in Boston ordered Tuesday that searches without suspicion and without a warrant for electronic devices such as cell phones, tablets and laptops from travelers at border points in the United States are unconstitutional. This marks a great day for border travelers and travelers entering the country through airports, as they will be able to enter the United States without fear that governments have the right without a court order to search and take out information on the electronic devices in an extraordinary way. The decision came after 11 travelers; 10 of which are American citizens and one a legal resident of the United States, filed the lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), all of whom ...

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Canada wants to rethink Safe Country Agreement with the United States

The United States has been trying to convince Mexico for months to become a safe country for asylum seekers, and has signed agreements with El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras with the same objective. But, meanwhile, activists in favor of immigrants are pressuring Canadian justice to decree that the United States is not a safe country, so that the thousands of asylum seekers who have crossed the northern border can stay there. US immigration law requires the admission of asylum applications for migrants who arrive at the border, provided they have not previously passed through a safe country where they could have taken refuge without continuing on their way to the United States. Until this year, for the United States only ...

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LeBaron family says to take U.S. helps, and Canadian help do something about drug cartels

Nine family members of the LeBaron family were massacred a couple of days ago by drug cartels in the Mexican state of Sonora. The victims were 3 women and 6 children. Family of the victims are completely distraught and horrified at the events and are urging to take the help that the U.S. government is offering to fight the drug cartels. The victims belonged to three families of dual U.S.-Mexican citizenship born to breakaway Mormon communities founded in the north of Mexico several decades ago, and mourners came from thousands of miles to pay their last respects. Sadness and anger gripped grieving relatives, and some urged Mexico’s leader Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to accept U.S ...

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High levels of lead found in Montreal homes and schools

Canada is one of the only developed countries in the world that does not have a nationwide drinking water standard. Even countries that struggle to provide safe drinking water have established acceptable lead levels: India's is 10 ppb and Mexico and Egypt's are 5 ppb, according to those country's government websites. But hundreds of thousands of Canadian homes have been unwittingly exposed to high levels of lead in their drinking water, according to an investigation that tested drinking water in hundreds of homes and reviewed thousands more previously undisclosed results. Homes in Montreal, a city an hour north of the U.S.-Canada border, and Regina, are among those affected by the lead results, which exceed lead ...

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A true horror night this Halloween, after a triple stabbing and multiple shootings

The Toronto area suffered a violent Halloween night after multiple stabbings and shootings took place during the last day of the month. The chaos occurred during widespread power outages throughout the City of Toronto caused by strong winds that dislodged branches and damaged power lines. Police were called at around 11:40 p.m. Thursday, for complaints of a noisy party with at least 200 attendees at a fraternity house near the corner of Madison and Lowther avenues in midtown Toronto. According to police, a fight broke out after a 19-year-old man and 15-year-old girl were denied entry to the house. In the ongoing fight three people were injured. All of the stabbing victims were males aged 18, 19 and ...

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Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party wins the general elections of Canada

The victory ensures that Trudeau will be prime minister for a second term. Trudeau gave a speech with a voice full of joy to a crowd in Montreal about his victory. “From coast to coast to coast, tonight the Canadians rejected division and negativity. They rejected the cuts and austerity. They voted in favor of a progressive agenda and strong action on climate change,” he said. "We will make life more affordable; we will continue to fight against climate change, we will get our weapons out of our streets." Trudeau, liberal, and Andrew Scheer, conservative, were the two main contenders in Monday's general election. More than 300 parliamentary seats were available. According to reports, medical care, the climate crisis ...

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Shooting leaves a neighborhood in fear, with one dead and three injured

Officers arriving at the scene found three men with ages from 17, 26 and 42. They were found on the ground in front of a convenience store with gunshot wounds to their lower body. Police say at least one attacker approached them on foot and opened fire in the store’s parking lot. While there was one death, that of Abdu, a young man of 23 years of age. Sadly, through the shooting that took place on Thursday, the young man body was left destroyed by the gunfire. The 23-year-old victim lived with his parents. One neighbor said he was a bright student and smiled at him whenever they crossed paths. One school mate also mentioned that he would occasionally ...

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Events to enjoy this weekend at the border

We are almost finishing the month of October, and we bring you some news on the events that will be happening in various areas of the U.S./Canada border in different cities. With a couple of days away from Halloween you’ll be sure to find some frightening fun in your area. Chicago, Illinois UniverSoul Circus 2019 A highly interactive combination of circus arts, theater, and music. Our show is fresh, funky, bold, fun and challenges your imagination like no other circus. UniverSoul Circus embraces and celebrates the unique and familiar aspects of urban pop culture globally by bringing them center stage with a cast of international performers that reflect the cultural diversity of the world in which we ...

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Gun crossing has become more frequents in the U.S./ Canada border and it is becoming an issue.

New York State Police Troop have put up a sign on the way to I-190, towards the Peace Bridge, warning visitors, that guns are not allowed at the United States/Canada border without proper paperwork. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have needed to put this warning up after they kept seeing an increase of guns approaching their checkpoints. People who are entering Canada are being stopped and found entering the country with firearms, what will happen at the moment is they will have the weapon confiscated and then they will be sent back to the United States, that is the official message from the New York states police. Firearms brought to the U.S./Canadian border is becoming ...

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