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Canadians: Visas and Work

canadians: That's one-third of all applicants seeking visas to work in the U.S. Thanks to NAFTA, Canadians have the ability to apply for special work visas that aren't available to other nationalities, according to CTV. However, as U.S. President Donald Trump threatens to rip up the agreement and reform his country's immigration system, some Canadians applying for visas are encountering stricter guidelines and longer waits. In 2016, more than 1.1 million Canadians were granted temporary visas to work in the United States. Immigration lawyer Nan Berezowski told CTV's Your Morning that border officers tasked with adjudicating these cases are receiving additional pressure from the government to follow new policy guidelines. It's narrower than it used to be. Often this policy guidance is restrictive, she said. ( As reported in the news.