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[Merged] NEXUS pass?

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Highgate Springs into VErmont is only open until 8:30 AM. Back into Canada is 24/7.
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Kiraly wrote:
Feb 4th, 2017 12:18 pm
This shows that as of right now, 9 locations have open NEXUS lanes and 9 have closed NEXUS lanes:
https://bwt.cbp.gov/index.html?com=1&pa ... ,3009,3310
A lot of crossings (among the ones I've used, Sault Ste. Marie, ON/MI, Pembina, ND/Emerson, MB and Sweetgrass, MT/Coutts, AB) have only part-time NEXUS hours, so that's nothing unusual.
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200 Canadian people have been unable to use their Nexus cards to cross the American border since U.S. President Donald Trump ordered a temporary halt to immigration from certain countries, none of them are Canadian citizens


Since Trump order, 200 have lost access to Nexus: public safety minister
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/nat ... e33917388/
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tk1000 wrote:
Feb 6th, 2017 9:15 pm
200 Canadian people have been unable to use their Nexus cards to cross the American border since U.S. President Donald Trump ordered a temporary halt to immigration from certain countries, none of them are Canadian citizens


Since Trump order, 200 have lost access to Nexus: public safety minister
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/nat ... e33917388/
Unless you are a permanent resident from one of the seven countries named in the Executive Order, nothing to worry about, at the moment.
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I'm about to apply for nexus, I'm a student so I've had a 2 month gap in employment after graduation.
I also worked a job for 3 months, though quit. Should I put these on my nexus application or does it really not matter?
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implyingdoesitforfree wrote:
Feb 14th, 2017 12:47 pm
I'm about to apply for nexus, I'm a student so I've had a 2 month gap in employment after graduation.
I also worked a job for 3 months, though quit. Should I put these on my nexus application or does it really not matter?
Yes, put both the job and the gap in your employment history on the application.
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Went across the border last week - Bluewater Bridge in Sarnia - and on the US side I was asked many more questions than is usual with a Nexus.
Previous to the Trump era, I was often passed through without any questions at all - just "Have a nice day".
I was also instructed to turn off my truck while the officer opened my tailgate to look in. (Nothing in there)
I believe the word "Trusted" may not be associated with "Traveller" any more.
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Psychopathetic wrote:
Feb 14th, 2017 2:19 pm
Went across the border last week - Bluewater Bridge in Sarnia - and on the US side I was asked many more questions than is usual with a Nexus.
Previous to the Trump era, I was often passed through without any questions at all - just "Have a nice day".
I was also instructed to turn off my truck while the officer opened my tailgate to look in. (Nothing in there)
I believe the word "Trusted" may not be associated with "Traveller" any more.
perhaps they say your avatar pic and nickname on RFD. j/k but yeah it feels alot different going to the other side of the border now. Feels like more tension from what i see
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I used my Nexus card a couple of times a month; haven't noticed any differences since Trump's election/inauguration/travel ban at the land crossings.
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Quick question, but when at land crossings, is it required to tap/wave all the occupants' cards in front of the large NFC readers or just one? And does this apply on both directions? When I crossed at the whirlpool bridge I presented one and the gate (on the Cdn side) opened. Then before reaching the US agent, I had to flash my cards again in front of the reader. There was a little display. Is that the number of cards it detected or the number of occupants in the vehicle it detected and making sure it matches the number of cards scanned.
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It's the number of cards.
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kitty wrote:
Feb 14th, 2017 8:18 pm
I used my Nexus card a couple of times a month; haven't noticed any differences since Trump's election/inauguration/travel ban at the land crossings.
Me either I have not seen a difference. In fact last Saturday when I went the US I crossed in Niagara Falls, CBP didn't even ask me a single question. The guy just looked at me and my card and said have a nice day. No purpose of your visit, where do you live nothing at all. Canadians coming back asked the usual tax collecting questions.
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I did see a protest with about 300-400 folks (mostly Mexicans) they were marching along a main st with police guidance
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I helped my wife apply for her NEXUS card last week, let's see how long it takes this time. (It took me almost 5 months last year because I applied in the summer and apparently that was the busy period)
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