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US Border traffic moves smoothly with new ID requirements

Monday, June 1st, 2009

News Story:

June 1st was the first day that more stringent identification requirements for crossing the US border went into effect.  It was feared the the new requirements would lead to major delays in commerce and travel over the border.  Those fears were not realized.  It is projected that 90-95% of those crossing the border came prepared with their passports as required by the new laws.  Those who didn’t meet the new requirements, but had documentation that met the old requirements were allowed to cross the border with a warning.


I’m amazed that these new requirements weren’t instituted sooner with all of the concerns about national security that we’ve been hearing about for the last 8 years…