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U.S.MCA and Cross-Border Business: NAFTA 2.0

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Canada Work Permits and NAFTA

U.S.MCA and Cross-Border Business: NAFTA 2.0

Commonly dubbed NAFTA 2.0, Canada's new trade agreement with the United States and Mexico, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, U.S.MCA, was signed literally hours before the deadline on September 30, 2018. Expected to be ratified by each country by late November, initially little was know about the agreement. During the past few weeks, details have continued to emerge on the trade agreement. Here are some highlights of U.S.MCA as they pertain to cross-border business.

Highlights of U.S.MCA

Note: Points 1 - 3 most significantly impact immigration law.

U.S.MCA proposes a 16-year agreement, renewable following a six-year review.


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