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Statement by Press Secretary Sara Kuban on Secretary Napolitano’s Trip to the Northern Border and Canada

Release Date: 
May 20, 2009

For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
Contact: 202-282-8010

“U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will travel to Detroit and Ottawa on May 26-27 to tour Northern border operations and meet with Canadian Minister of Public Safety Peter Van Loan; Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney; and other Canadian officials about shared border concerns, business interests and the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative—which will go into effect June 1. Secretary Napolitano will also meet with state and local law enforcement officials to discuss challenges at the Northern border. Details of her trip will be released once they are finalized.”


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