Canadian border to stay fence-free, for now

U.S. backs off report that suggested ‘selective fencing’

Rumours of a fence along the the U.S.’s northern border may have been premature. The U.S. Government is now distancing itself from a report that suggested fencing off some portions of what has long been billed as the longest undefended border in the world. A draft report of a study by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency dated Aug. 31 suggested some “selective fencing” along the border. The agency now says such a measure “is not being considered at this time.”



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