National Affairs: Port of Entry

Across the 3,000-mile border between the U. S. and Canada straggle countless backwoods unguarded on either side. It is perfectly legal for citizens of either country to cross the line by these obscure routes, for the border is "open" its entire length. The only restriction is that they must report their imports to customs agents or register their presence with immigration inspectors within a reasonable time at the nearest official Port of Entry. About 100 of these ports of entry dot the main international thoroughfares.

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