Canada, US sign immigration info-sharing deal

Kristen Shane
Published: Thursday, 12/13/2012 7:04 pm EST
Last Updated: Thursday, 12/20/2012 5:31 pm EST

Canada and the United States signed a new treaty today to automatically share fingerprints, names, nationalities, birthdays, photos, and other information of refugee claimants and visa applicants to either country.

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