(Host) A top official with the US Department of Customs and Border Protection is promoting an upcoming change to rules about crossing the border from Canada.
Deputy Assistant Commissioner Robert Jacksta visited the Highgate Springs port of entry to explain some of the changes.
(Jacksta) “You will be asked to present documents from one of several options when entering the U.S. at either a land or a sea port of entry.’’
(Host) Starting next Thursday, people entering the United States must show a passport or it equivalent. Otherwise, they have to show a drive’s license and a birth certificate.
Congressman Peter Welch and Senators Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders have joined colleagues in asking the Department of Homeland Security to delay the new rules.