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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that first-time Canadian TN and L visa applicants applying for admission to the United States may visit 14 designated ports of entry for quicker processing of their visa applications.
Trade NAFTA (TN) visas are available to Canadian and Mexican citizens in eligible professions under the North American Free Trade Agreement. Canadian citizens may apply for admission by a CBP officer at a port of entry.
L-1 intracompany visas allow a U.S. employer to transfer a manager, executive or specialized-knowledge employee from an overseas affiliate to a U.S. branch or to establish a U.S. branch.
The 14 designated ports of entry include pre-flight clearance at Lester B. Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Trudeau International Airport in Quebec, Vancouver International Airport and Calgary International Airport.
The designated land crossing ports of entry are:
CBP stated that Canadian applicants for TN and L visa processing may continue to visit any port of entry along the Canadian border, but are encouraged to visit a designated port of entry for “quicker and more efficient processing” of their TN and L visa applications.
The announcement is a result of the bilateral
U.S.-Canada Beyond the Border initiative, a partnership begun in 2011 intended to enhance the security and boost the legitimate flow of people, goods and services across the two countries’ shared border.
The Council for Global Immigration, an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management, has been working with stakeholders on the initiative to improve cross-border mobility and trade since it began.
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