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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-14-06 09:35 AM
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15. I am glad your husband was not detained any longer than that.
That had to be very frightening.
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  -Crossing the Canadian Border... MrsGrumpy  Sep-14-06 07:48 AM   #0 
  - It's random except for specific profiles - young men...  MookieWilson   Sep-14-06 07:51 AM   #1 
  - And yet my sister in law, who could have been easily "profiled"  MrsGrumpy   Sep-14-06 07:53 AM   #2 
     - ALL border people under estimate women as potentially....  MookieWilson   Sep-14-06 07:55 AM   #3 
     - Only the Northern border  Horse with no Name   Sep-14-06 08:46 AM   #9 
     - It's not wide open  warrens   Sep-14-06 09:57 AM   #21 
        - It is wide open. I have lived here in Michigan for 24 years and traveled  MrsGrumpy   Sep-14-06 10:15 AM   #25 
  - I went up to Toronto a few days after the terrorist plot...  terrya   Sep-14-06 07:57 AM   #4 
  - That is exactly how I felt.  MrsGrumpy   Sep-14-06 08:00 AM   #5 
  - Let me guess...  gaspee   Sep-14-06 08:38 AM   #6 
  - I would agree with you if my sister in law wasn't dark and sitting in  MrsGrumpy   Sep-14-06 08:42 AM   #7 
  - I cross often and I find the same thing  MaineDem   Sep-14-06 08:45 AM   #8 
  - Amazing, eh?  MrsGrumpy   Sep-14-06 08:57 AM   #10 
  - my husband had a scary experience  movie_girl99   Sep-14-06 09:03 AM   #11 
  - I am glad your husband was not detained any longer than that.  MrsGrumpy   Sep-14-06 09:35 AM   #15 
  - Have your husband make a photocopy and carry the card all the time....  truebrit71   Sep-14-06 09:38 AM   #19 
     - he is never without it now  movie_girl99   Sep-14-06 09:52 AM   #20 
        - Yup, the INS guys can be such welcoming bastards to us immigrants....  truebrit71   Sep-14-06 10:02 AM   #22 
           - tell me about it  movie_girl99   Sep-14-06 10:15 AM   #24 
  - Checked every time  Avis   Sep-14-06 09:18 AM   #12 
  - It seems funny to me, but they used to seem tighter in the 80's than  MrsGrumpy   Sep-14-06 09:35 AM   #16 
  - I've had experiences that run the  jimshoes   Sep-14-06 09:29 AM   #13 
  - I'm a "live free or die" kind of girl, so the terror thing doesn't bother  MrsGrumpy   Sep-14-06 09:36 AM   #17 
  - They probably ran you through a data base though  Zensea   Sep-14-06 09:32 AM   #14 
  - They had nothing to "run through" though. They didn't ask my name  MrsGrumpy   Sep-14-06 09:38 AM   #18 
     - who knows then, maybe a retinal scan  Zensea   Sep-14-06 10:04 AM   #23 
     - They always type in your car's license #  bif   Sep-14-06 10:24 AM   #27 
  - Just the opposite for us  bif   Sep-14-06 10:22 AM   #26 
     - I gotta disagree bif. I am never relaxed at the border and I don't know  MrsGrumpy   Sep-14-06 11:06 AM   #28 
 

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