Doran, Charles F.
October 2007
Foreign Service Journal;Oct2007, Vol. 84 Issue 10, p44
The author explains why the people of Canada are referred to as border people. Describing the geographic conditions of Canada, he states that a majority of the country's population is concentrated in its cities. He states that immigration between the U.S. and Canada has been an open process, creating a sense of vulnerability about Canada's identity and culture due to its proximity and dependence on the U.S. He raises concerns regarding the U.S. decision requiring passports to cross the border.


Related Articles

  • Detour through the Sonora-Arizona Desert: New routes of Mexican emigration to the United States. Téllez, María Eugenia Anguiano // Journal of Latino-Latin American Studies (JOLLAS);Fall2007, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p4 

    During the 1980s the Tijuana-San Diego border region was the most common place for unauthorized border crossings into the United Status. Since 1993, when the US government increased its control and surveillance of its border with Mexico, the migration flow of unauthorized workers has been...

  • Staking their lives. Fraser, Barbara // National Catholic Reporter;8/5/2011, Vol. 47 Issue 21, p13 

    The article offers information on the risky travel of illegal migrants from Central America through Mexico to the U.S. borders. It states that the El Norte is still a powerful magnet for migrants from countries like Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras despite the recessions. It adds that the...

  • AFM in Canada: Trouble Crossing the Border to Work in the US. Folio, Sam // 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...

  • Macau's chronic Immigration congestion: can IT help? Swallow Xu // ComputerWorld Hong Kong;11/10/2007, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p26 

    The author comments on the long queues at Macau's borders that caused several legislators to raise concerns over the efficiency of Macau Immigration. Statistics showed that Macau Immigration is coping with an increased number of border crossings and their hardware and software cannot cope. The...

  • Borders and Blessings: Reflections on the National Immigration Crisis from the Arizona Desert. Polley, Seth // Anglican Theological Review;Fall2010, Vol. 92 Issue 4, p731 

    The article focuses on the immigration crisis in the U.S., highlighting some concerns regarding the restriction of Mexican immigrants to enter the U.S. borders. It highlights the celebration of the 2010 Border Procession participated by members of the Diocese of Arizona. The country's...

  • DFW arrival fast track.  // Travel Daily;2/13/2014, p4 

    The article reports on the Automated Passport Control kiosks that can be utilized by Australians arriving into the U.S. at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport in Texas to clear immigration starting March 2014.

  • Window Seat.  // Travel Daily;3/6/2012, p3 

    The article reports on the initiative of immigration officials in Great Britain of launching a probe after passport office staff decided that acting was not a proper job.

  • Hi-B Visa Increase Stalled. Webster, Hugh K. // Welding Journal;Jun2006, Vol. 85 Issue 6, p6 

    The article reports on the postponement of the efforts to rise the number of H1-B visas due to the inclusion of a proposed increase in omnibus immigration legislation in the U.S. The bipartisan support on the H1-B visa issue has been lacking on immigration. Moreover, the proposals would increase...

  • Vernacular Conversations on Immigration and Border-Crossing: A Narrative-Oriented Action Research Project. Montes, Adonay A.; Rodríguez-Valls, Fernando // Migraciones Internacionales;ene-jun2008, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p131 

    The article reports on research on immigration and border-crossing into the U.S. The author asserts that immigrants coming to the U.S. confront not only a physical border, but a culture that does not welcome them. Immigrants interviewed claimed to be seeking escape from poor economic conditions...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics