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Is this a case of improper entry into the US?

Occasionally there have been televised interviews with reporters and border property owners that have demonstrated the ease of 'stepping across the border' into Mexico and then stepping back into the ...
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What happens after a border conviction?

This recent Article Here raises the question of what happens after a US border conviction. On Monday, (6-18-18) agents brought a Honduran man, Mariano Torres-Perdomo, into court to face a ...
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What are the implications of the Good Friday Agreement for customs controls?

After the Good Friday Agreement was concluded, customs and security controls between the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom were removed (From Wikipedia). The Irish border is one of the major ...
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Nuisance-causing passwords or technology at US borders

My question pertains to the somewhat recent emergence/increase of technological searches present at US borders. The premise I am operating under is that, a), while there are limits to this, border ...
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Can someone who owns property on the border prevent/delay government related construction?

A card game company has reportedly bought acres of land on the Us/Mexico border, and also hired eminent domain lawyers to defend it. Could this actually prevent the construction of something (i.e a ...
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Can you refuse to show ID and give information to Border Patrol agents when not at a international border?

There are hundreds of videos on YouTube filmed by drivers who refuse to show ID or give information to Border Control agents at interior (non-international border) checkpoints (permanent or ...
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Can non-US citizens challenge US border entry refusal?

Reading this article where an Australian citizen was refused entry at the US border because the officer considered she was about to undertake "paid employment" when in fact under the visa waiver ...
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Canada–United States Boundary Commission – Treaty of 1925

The International Boundary Commission, which maintains the three-meter-(almost 20-foot)-wide "boundary vista" along the border, claims authority to grant or deny permission to build anything within ...
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Is it illegal to smoke marijuana, or be caught with it, or both?

I am currently watching a TV show called Border Security, and in this show, immigration officers interview potential candidates for entry into their country, in suspicion that they may have something ...
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Qualifications or exceptions to a requirement to report to a port of entry

Wikipedia's article titled Canada–United States border says this: It is illegal to cross the border outside border controls. Everyone crossing the border must be checked. There appear to be some ...
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US laws requiring US citizens to enter the country at designated border crossings

I've been able to find only one law that requires people entering the US to use designated border crossing points, which is 8 USC 1325. This law applies only to aliens, however; both relevant ...
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At what point in a US airport have I been “admitted” to the US for legal purposes?

I understand that prior to crossing being admitted to the US the rights I take for granted on US soil do not apply to me. But it isn't clear to me when passing through a US airport where "admission" ...
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Can US citizens be denied entry to the US?

This question includes multiple hypotheticals that may have seemed inconceivable a year or two ago, but now that we've shifted to debating about how they might be implemented, consider the following ...
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In which circumstances can law enforcement of one country cross the border of another one?

Say someone have made a criminal offense in one European country (say France), the (suspected ?) criminal is in a car or any others means in which he can escape law enforcement officers pursuing him ...
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Who has jurisdiction if a crime is committed across an international border?

Just out of curiosity, which set of laws would be used if you committed a crime across a border? For example, suppose I were standing on the American side of the America-Canada border. If I were to ...
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In USA, does private property go right up to the international border?

I was out hunting with a friend yesterday, and the land we were on borders Montana. We were keeping on the North side of the barb-wire fence we assumed was the border, but then we found one of the ...
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How legal is the current handling of refugees in germany?

I am currently living in Tübingen, Germany as an exchange student and am wondering about the legal problems they have here with the refugees. I really don't want to go into the populist discussions ...