Document Type

Border Policy Brief

Publication Date

2010

Keywords

Transportation, Border Security, Human Mobility

Abstract

A year has passed since final implementation of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI, the so-called passport law), and almost two years have passed since the economic “meltdown” of late 2008. Each of these events would be expected to have an impact on cross-border travel. This article looks at recent cross-border travel trends, seeking to understand the impacts attributable to the two events. While our usual focus is the Canada – US border, trends at the Mexico – US border are also examined here, as the two borders have exhibited differing patterns in recent years, and the differences are instructive.

Volume

5

Issue

3 - Summer

Genre/Form

Technical reports

Subjects - Topical (LCSH)

United States--Boundaries--Canada; Canada--Boundaries--United States

OCLC number

694937017

Geographic Coverage

United States; Canada

Digital Format

application/pdf

Language

English

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