‘Happy to be here’: Fully-vaccinated U.S. travellers line up to cross Canada’s borders

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The United States has yet to lift its restrictions preventing Canadian citizens and permanent residents from entering the country, which experts say could be due to a host of different reasons, including that the U.S. has yet to develop an app that is similar to ArriveCAN.

Laurie Trautman, the director of the border policy research institute at Western Washington University, told the Canadian Press that the U.S. may not have the capacity to handle claims during the pandemic.

“If the U.S. lifts restrictions on the Canadian border, in all likelihood, that would have to be reciprocated on the Mexican border and once that happens, the ability for asylum seekers to make claims would be reinstated,” she said.

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