Border Crossing

Border Crossing

While the Southern border has made headlines, the border to the north is nearly as active, with millions of crossings a year, smuggling, trade disputes and asylum seekers heading both north into Canada and south into the United States in search of a better life.
Published: May 30, 2019 | Updated: June 6th, 2019 at 9:51 pm

Canadian border patrol confront migrants from Cameroon and Uganda as they cross the border at Roxham Road with their luggage on March 1.
Borderlines

Slipping through the cracks of the U.S-Canada border

Published: May 30, 2019

Asylum-seekers, many French-speaking U.S. immigrants, have steadily been traveling to a rural road north of Plattsburgh, New York, in search of a safe haven in Canada.

Borderlines: Churches at the U.S.-Canada Border
Borderlines

Niagara Falls at the crossroads of two nations

Published: May 30, 2019

The picturesque tourist destination that straddles the U.S.-Canada border has its share of home-grown and imported social problems. Churches are stepping up to try to address those problems.

Borderlines: U.S.-Canada border arrests by year and region
Borderlines

The border by the numbers

Published: May 30, 2019

Hundreds of thousands of people cross the U.S.-Canada border each year. We explore some of these data points in a series of visualizations about America's long and busy northern border.

Quebec Borderlines Mosque
Borderlines

Religious tolerance in jeopardy in Quebec

Published: May 30, 2019

Quebec's new law makes it illegal for anyone working in the public sphere to wear religious symbols or clothing.