AFM in Canada: Trouble Crossing the Border to Work in the US

Folio, Sam
March 2010
International Musician;Mar2010, Vol. 108 Issue 3, p6
The article presents the author's views on the problems related to border crossing of musicians between the U.S. and Canada. He argues that U.S. musicians can enter the marketplace of Canada even without work permit and Labour Market Opinion (LMO) unless they are engaged at a recognized entertainment venue; however, Canadian musicians cannot easily enter the U.S. He contends that Canada views entry as part of their trade agreement with the U.S., while the U.S. takes it as an immigration issue.


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