It’s common knowledge that USA and Canadian immigration are probably the most tightly coupled immigration collaboration in the world.

How much do they really share on applicants, immigrants, border crossers?

PS: The question is not about whether they share information, that’s already settled and might even already have an answer here.

  • Why do you think they would make that public? – Mawg Oct 22 at 10:15
  • 2
    I doubt they’re as tightly coupled as those of the Schengen countries, or the UK and Ireland, or other groups of countries that have open and unpoliced borders between themselves. – Mike Scott Oct 22 at 10:30
up vote 11 down vote accepted

Apparently they share almost everything:

enter image description here

Source: Directives for Sharing Information Pursuant to the 2003 Canada-U.S. Statement of Mutual Understanding on Information Sharing (Appendix B, page 28)

  • 2
    A better question would have been how they share information. In the case of USA-Canada, the share based on on biographic AND biometric data. You should assume each country has access to at least all electronically stored immigration and criminal data. – greatone Oct 22 at 3:48

Your Answer

 

By clicking "Post Your Answer", you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy, and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.