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Lacolle Border: Immigration Officers and Visitor Visas

lacolle border: After Haitians in 2017, it appears Nigerians armed with valid U.S. visitor visas are the latest group to come across at Roxham Road in Hemmingford, not far from the Lacolle border crossing at the Quebec-New York border, according to Vancouver Courier. Hussen said he plans to travel to Nigeria soon but noted the federal government has sent three immigration officers to Lagos. Three senior federal ministers delivered a blunt reminder to them Monday that entering Canada illegally is not a free pass into the country.article continues below Trending StoriesYVR aims to strengthen relationship with Musqueam through new role Burnaby groups protest pipeline bailout in front of Terry Beech's office Love story For 30 years, Hilary Jordan never gave up hope for brain-injured husband Updated Hector Bremner ousted as potential NPA mayoral candidate Coming across the border in a way that tries to circumvent the law or defy proper procedure is no free ticket to Canada, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale told reporters. Canada has been working closely with the United States over the abuse of U.S. visas by Nigerians whose ultimate goal is to get to Canada within weeks of arriving. Goodale said all of the country's international obligations are being met in dealing with asylum. It's becoming apparent to us that they've obtained these visas to come to Canada to make asylum claims, Hussen said. ( As reported in the news.