EMERSON PORT OF ENTRY

Trial set in human smuggling case involving victims who froze to death near Canada border

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Florida man will stand trial in Minnesota this summer on human smuggling charges following his January arrest after authorities just across the Canadian border found four migrants who had frozen to death during a blizzard. Court documents filed Wednesday show that U.S. District Judge John Tunheim scheduled Steve Shand’s trial to begin July 18. The…

Emerson Port of Entry blockade grows, no arrests so far

(RCMP) emerson food trailer (Winnipeg Alternative Media) EMERSON, Manitoba (KVRR) – A growing number of demonstrators continue to block traffic from passing through the Emerson, Manitoba Port of Entry. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police says all four lanes of Highway 75 near the Port of Entry remain blocked. Police are advising motorists to expect substantial delays and to avoid the…